2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

AJS 120 - Substantive Criminal Law

Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture.

Philosophy and legal sanctions and historical development from the common law to modern American criminal law. Classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definitions of crime, common defenses utilized, and review of offenses and the essential elements of each defense.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
demonstrate by their scores on written assignments and exams, mastery of the basic business skills necessary to perform the following:

  1. problem solving techniques;
  2. instruction interpretation;
  3. understanding of criminal justice vocabulary;                 
  4. explain the structure of the American criminal law;  
  5. how the AJS system develop classification of crimes development throughout the United States;
  6. describe the management and organizational processes which affect criminal law concerns;     
  7. describe the impact which juvenile justice law has on the American public.