CRJU 1400 – Ethics and Cultural Perspectives in Criminal Justice (3-0-3)
This course provides an exploration ethics and cultural perspectives in criminal justice. In presenting ethics, both the individual perspective
and the organizational standpoint will be examined. Four areas of ethical decision making opportunities are studied including: law
enforcement ethics; correctional ethics; legal profession ethics; and policymaking ethics. The presentation of cultural perspectives is designed
to aid law enforcement officers to better understand and communicate with members of other cultures with whom they come in contact in the
line of duty. Topics include: defining and applying terms related to intercultural attitudes, role-play activities related to intercultural
understanding, developing interpersonal/intercultural communication competence, and development of personal intercultural growth plan.
Prerequisite: Program Admission