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Program in Criminal Justice CJUS 409 Private Security: Administration, Management and Investigation (4): Introduction to the private security system. Topics include security management, corporate security, emergency planning, facility safety, asset/intellectual property rights security and loss prevention. Students will also examine the differences between private and public law enforcement agencies in tactics such as information gathering, investigations and arrest. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 CJUS 414 Juvenile Justice: Delinquency and the Administration of Justice (4): A study of the history and legal process of the juvenile justice system. This course examines the patterns and causes of juvenile delinquent behavior, juvenile law, juvenile gangs, and the processes and sentencing as well as understanding the uniqueness of the juvenile court system as compared to the criminal court system. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 CJUS 415 Cultural Diversity in the Criminal Justice System (4): A comprehensive discussion of issues related to race, ethnicity and law enforcement in the criminal justice system. Topics include: race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, class, and the intersection of these structures in America. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 CJUS 416 Victimology (4): Focusing on a group that is less often considered in the field of criminal justice, this course examines various elements of victimology, including the effects of crime on the victim, the concept of victimization, and the relationship between the victim and the offender, the criminal justice system, and other social groups such as media, business, and social environments. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 CJUS 417 Domestic Violence (4): Examination of patterns and characteristics of offenders and victims of domestic violence, including its causes as well as its effect on the victim and the abuser. The course includes a review of different approaches law enforcement has taken to deal with domestic violence and victim’s issues and the evaluation methods used for determining the effectiveness of victim assistance programs. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 CJUS 424 Probation, Parole and Community Corrections in America (4): A study of the nature of corrections and the corrections continuum with topics such as history of corrections, correctional ideologies, the court process to corrections, prisons and other correctional facilities, inmate control, alternatives to detention and current problems in the corrections system. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 La Sierra University Undergraduate Bulletin CJUS 429 Criminal Investigations (4): Beginning with the history of criminal investigations, this course introduces students to current tools used by law enforcement in criminal investigations including interviewing witnesses, interrogating suspects, collecting and reviewing evidence and writing reports. Students will understand the importance of an effective investigation within the complexity that law enforcement faces in order to effect appropriate criminal convictions. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 CJUS 437 Rules of Evidence (4): Overview of the federal rules of evidence and the United States courtroom procedure. Students will be able to explain the presentation of evidence by identifying and understanding the application of the federal rules of evidence. Topics include the types of evidence, relevance, authentication, best evidence rule, hearsay, impeachment, privilege communication, trial objections and more. Prerequisite: CJUS 231, 232 & ENGL 113 CJUS 444 White Collar Crime (4): An introduction into the study of white collar crimes. Topics include types of white collar crimes such as mail, Internet and wire fraud, money laundering, bribery, embezzlement, identity theft, computer crimes, corporate liability, insider trading, and insurance fraud. Restriction: Must have junior standing CJUS 455 Special Topics in Criminal Justice: In-depth analysis of different topics in the field of criminal justice. See the class schedule each quarter for additional offerings. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 CJUS 465 CyberCrime (4): A relatively new field is the study of crimes involving the information technology infrastructure. CyberCrime includes, among other things, illegally accessing or interfering, misuse of devices, forgery, electronic fraud, hacking, copyright infringement and cyber- bullying. Prerequisite: ENGL 113 CJUS 466 Computer Forensics and Investigations: Hacking and Identity Theft (4): A study of investigative techniques utilized in the processing and understanding of digital evidence. Students taking this course will study basic computer theory, operating systems, digital information storage methods and how to execute the safe extraction of digital evidence. Also covered are legal issues on evidence, chain of custody and methods of seizing, examining and presenting evidence. Prerequisite: CJUS 437. Restriction: Must have junior standing 137