Curriculum: Undergraduate

Curriculum I: Administrative Course Program - Undergraduate Certification 12 Credit Hours

CJ 471 Law Enforcement Administration

The focus of this course is the theory, practice and concepts associated with the administration of a law enforcement agency.  This course is approached from the perspective of the police executive and command staff.  Instruction includes contemporary practice, theory, administrative and leadership concepts.

CJ 576 Managing Organizational Performance

This course is designed to help participants develop conceptual, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills required of strategic managers in contemporary law enforcement organizations.  Students’ participation and decisional practice in class discussions is based upon foundational and current police research.

CJ 577-01 Trama Informed Policing 

Trauma informed policing focuses on how law enforcement can improve police community interactions, service to the public, and internal operations through adopting a trauma informed approach. This course will discuss evidence-based methods to recognize, understand, and appropriately respond to trauma experienced by victims, offenders, and police officers.

CJ 578 Criminal Justice Leadership

Through the use of lectures and case studies (films), participants will be provided with a cognitive understanding of leadership that emphasizes the study of leadership models and theories.  This course focuses on the study and evaluations of various leadership styles and processes.