2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 07, 2023  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJU 1068 - Criminal Law for Criminal Justice


Prerequisite: Diploma level proficiency in English and reading;
Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRJU 1010 
This course introduces criminal law in the United States, but emphasizes the current specific status of Georgia criminal law. The course will focus on the most current statutory contents of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) with primary emphasis on the criminal and traffic codes. Topics include: historic development of criminal law in the United States; statutory law, Georgia Code (O.C.G.A.) Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses; statutory law, Georgia Code (O.C.G.A.) Title 40 - Motor Vehicle and Traffic Offenses; and Supreme Court rulings that apply to criminal law. Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 0. Credit hours: 3 (F, Sp)