MPAJ - MPA - Justice Admin

MPAJ 6105 Criminal Justice, Race, and Class (3-0-3) 

A study of ethical criminal justice practices with a focus on racial and gender equity.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

MPAJ 7105 Comparative Judicial Systems (3-0-3) 

Legal philosophies, organizational structures, and procedures in criminal justice systems of selected nations.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

MPAJ 7107 Courts and Judicial Administration (3-0-3) 

An introduction to the establishment and development of the structure and processes of the American judicial system and its problems, with special emphasis on trial courts.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

MPAJ 7126 Correctional Practices and Problems (3-0-3) 

Historical development, current issues, and future trends in correctional policy and administration.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

MPAJ 7136 Advocacy Practices and Problems in Justice Systems (3-0-3) 

This course is an overview of advocacy practices and problems in the justice system. Advocacy includes a broad range of activities which attempt to influence a specific policy, legislative, regulatory or implementation outcome. Practitioners of public administration can play critical roles in the advocacy process as it pertains to justice systems via assessing social problems and active policy participation.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Degree - Graduate, Non-Degree - Graduate, Transient - Graduate, Audit - Graduate or Teacher Cert - Graduate students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Public Admin. degree.

MPAJ 7167 Administration and Management in Justice Systems (3-0-3) 

This course details various managerial approaches and concepts as it pertains to the justice system. It combines theory and application to explore the problems and practices of administrators operating in the justice system.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment limited to Degree - Graduate, Non-Degree - Graduate, Transient - Graduate, Audit - Graduate or Teacher Cert - Graduate students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Public Admin. degree.

MPAJ 7555 Selected Topics in Criminal Justice (3-0-3) 

Current criminal justice issues and special topics examined in class and in conference presentations by regional experts. This course may be repeated for course credit twice under different topics.

Repeatability: Repeatable for credit up to 2 times or 6 hours.

Restriction(s):

Enrollment is limited to Graduate Level level students.

Enrollment limited to students in the Department Prerequisite college.