Investigate Criminal Justice/Police Studies Summer 2021 Classes

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Investigate Criminal Justice/Police Studies Summer 2021 Classes

Happy Spring Colonels!

As we feel the change in the weather and the coming of warmer days, we wanted to highlight some exciting opportunities for Summer 2021 in Criminal Justice and Police Studies. Check out these courses to fill out your major, minor, or for super interesting General Education options to fill out your summer experience!

CRJ 101, Introduction to Criminal Justice:

No Prerequisites. 2nd 6-wk Term, TR, 08:30 am-11:50 AM, Lee Ann Morrison, STRAT 300 An overview of police, prosecution, courts, and corrections, and their interdependence in the criminal justice process. Lee Ann Morrison, Lecturer, is a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in Police, Order, Maintenance and Crime, Women in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, and School Safety. Face-to-Face, on-campus, primarily in a lecture format. 

52870, CRJ 204, Foundations of Corrections:

No Prerequisites. 2nd 6-wk Term, 100% Online Asynchronous, Kevin I. Minor An overview of the evolution, structure, and functioning of corrections in the United States. Examines correctional processes, populations, and issues. Dr. Minor, EKU Foundation Professor, is a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in theories of crime and punishment, institutional and community corrections, juvenile justice, capital and other extremist forms of punishment, as well as evaluation and applied research.

52457, CRJ 314, Law and Society: 

1st 6-wk Term, 100% Online Asynchronous, Judah N. Schept. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or PLS 103 or SJS 101 or COR 201 or departmental approval.Examines law in everyday life: popular media, identity, discourse. Also, examines how media, identity, and discourse construct understandings of law. Dr. Schept, Coordinator of the School of Justice Studies Social Justice Program, is a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in social justice, punishment and society, and qualitative research methods.

52922, CRJ 315, Administration of Justice:

1st 6-wk Term, 100% Online Asynchronous, Stephen F Kappeler. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or PLS 103 or SJS 101 or COR 201 or departmental approval. Examines the theories of motivation, leadership, and organization in the criminal justice context. Criminal justice administrative and management functions studied emphasizing personnel management and organizational change. Stephen Kappeler, Senior Lecturer and School of Justice Studies Regional Campus Coordinator, a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in White Collar Crime, Police and the Community, Corrections, Research Methods, and Criminal Justice Statistics.

52923, CRJ 325, White Collar/Crimes of Powerful:

1st 6-wk Term, 100% Online Asynchronous, Stephen F Kappeler. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or PLS 103 or SJS 101 or COR 201 or departmental approval. A review and analysis of the upper world crimes of business and government committed in the course of legitimate occupations and financial activities. Stephen Kappeler, Senior Lecturer and School of Justice Studies Regional Campus Coordinator, a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in White Collar Crime, Police and the Community, Corrections, Research Methods, and Criminal Justice Statistics.

52072, CRJ, 400, Criminal Justice Statistics:

1st 6-wk Term, 100% Online Asynchronous, Kristie R Blevins. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or PLS 103 or SJS 101 or COR 201 or departmental approval. Analytical and statistical concepts and procedures relevant to crime and criminal justice data. Includes quantitative and qualitative techniques. Dr. Blevins, School of Justice Studies Co-op Coordinator, a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in Internships, Research Methods, and Corrections.

52453, CRJ 423, Gangs:

1st 6-wk Term, 100% Online Asynchronous, John James Brent. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or PLS 103 or SJS 101 or COR 201 or departmental approval. Examines the history of gangs, including criminal justice system responses, gang-like groups, and gang-related activities. Dr. Brent is a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in Juvenile Justice, Delinquency Interventions, Introduction to Criminal Justice, and Research Methods.

52873, PLS 380, Police in the Popular Media:

2nd 6-wk Term, 100% Online Asynchronous, Carl Allen Root. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or PLS 103 or SJS 101 or COR 201 or departmental approval. A study of the public’s perception of police through popular media (music, radio, television, films, short stories and books) and how those media sources might influence policing itself. Dr. Root, Senior Lecturer, is a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in Criminal Justice Ethics, Terrorism/Counter-terrorism, Research Methods, Senior Seminar, and Social Forces and Policing.

52925, PLS 410, The Police and Community:

1st 6-wk Term, 100% Online Asynchronous, Stephen F Kappeler. Prerequisite: CRJ 101 or PLS 103 or SJS 101 or COR 201 or departmental approval. Examines relationships between the police and community that address crime and quality of life problems. Community is examined as a geographical space made of multiple and diverse publics sometimes requiring different strategies and attention. A distinction is drawn between public relations and police community partnerships. Stephen Kappeler, Senior Lecturer and School of Justice Studies Regional Campus Coordinator, a full-time faculty member in the School of Justice Studies and also teaches courses in White Collar Crime, Police and the Community, Corrections, Research Methods, and Criminal Justice Statistics.

These courses are taught by full-time faculty and are available for majors and non-majors alike. Please contact Scott Hunt at scott.hunt@eku.edu for more information or contact summer@eku.edu!

Published on March 31, 2021