2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

CRJU 202 - Criminal Law

3 CR
The study of substantive criminal law as a means of defining and preserving social order. Sources of criminal law; classification crimes against persons, property, and public welfare; principles of criminal liability; elements necessary to establish a crime and criminal intent; specific crimes and defenses; and constitutional limitations are examined.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Be able to communicate how criminal laws are created.
  2. Be able to communicate how an individual is charged with violating a criminal law.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the elements that make up specific criminal offenses.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to apply scenario-based facts to the elements of a criminal offense and determine the appropriate crime committed.