Oct 05, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 1311 - Criminal Law

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
This course examines the emergence of criminal law, criminal penalties and how law is used to regulate human behavior. The study of substantive law, which defines the elements, rights and responsibilities of law, will constitute the primary learning focus.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand:

  1. How the Constitution limits the scope of criminal law.
  2. The general principles of criminal liability.
  3. The elements of crimes and defenses to criminal liability.