Justice Studies Courses
Donald E. Tyler, Dept. Chair, Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology (101 Phinney Hall 83844-1110; phone 208/885-6751).
Prerequisite: Students are required to complete JS 101 before enrolling in any other course in this field; exceptions by permission of the instructor.
JS 101 Introduction to the Justice System (3 cr)
May be used as core credit in J-3-d. Survey of criminal justice organizations and procedures including history and function of law enforcement, probation, and parole agencies.
JS 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
JS 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
JS 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
JS 310 Victimology (3 cr)
This course will introduce students to the field of victimology. The course examines how people become victims of crime and the effects of their victimization, victimization data and theories of victimology.
JS WS330 Crime Control Policies (3 cr) WSU Crm J 330
Analysis of ideologies, assumptions, and performance of crime control policies.
JS 332 Corrections (3 cr)
See Soc 332.
JS 335 Terrorism, Society and Justice (3 cr)
Same as Soc 335. Analysis of the concepts, issues and dilemmas related to domestic and international terrorism. Terrorist tactics within the context of the global world-system is considered. Examines counterterrorist strategies and the media and government response to terrorism.
Prereq: Soc 101
JS 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)
JS 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
JS WS420 Law of Evidence and Criminal Procedure (3 cr) WSU Crm J 420
Principal court decisions concerning standards of conduct and rights in the criminal process; evidentiary principles and privileges.
Prereq: JS 425
JS WS424 Community Corrections (3 cr) WSU Crm J 424
JS 425 Criminal Law (3 cr)
Sources and purpose of criminal law, meaning of criminal responsibility, and elements of crime.
Prereq: Junior or Senior standing
JS 498 (s) Internship in Criminal Justice (1-6 cr, max arr)
Directed internship in designated criminal justice agency or institution. Graded P/F.
JS 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)
JS WS505 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems (3 cr) WSU Crm J 505
Comparative study of criminal justice systems in selected foreign countries. Graduate-level counterpart has additional requirements.