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CJS 1105 Criminal Law

Basic concepts of Criminal Law and analysis of state and federal criminal statutes. Elements of crimes, criminal liability, jurisdiction over criminal offenses and criminal defenses and criminal responsibility will be examined. Additionally, crimes against property, crimes against persons and alcohol and drug crimes will be covered.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and CJS 1101

Course Outcomes
  • Identify and analyze federal and state criminal laws.
  • Identify and analyze federal and state criminal law concepts of criminal responsibility, criminal defenses and lines of authority in law enforcement.
  • Explain the elements of common crimes, their degrees of punishment and the responsibilities of criminal justice professionals to preserve constitutional values in the enforcement process.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Business and Public Services
  • Department: Criminal Justice Science
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 25
Section: 503
Open Seats: 25
Section: 503
Online Learning
FlexPace
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required; visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 14
Section: 801
Open Seats: 14
Section: 801
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 18
Meets: MW from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 102
Open Seats: 18
Meets: MW from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 102
Online Learning
FlexPace
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required; visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Online Learning
FlexPace
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required; visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 15
Section: 803
Open Seats: 15
Section: 803
Online Learning
FlexPace
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required; visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 10
Section: 804
Open Seats: 10
Section: 804
Online Learning
FlexPace
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required; visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 10
Section: 805
Open Seats: 10
Section: 805
Online Learning
FlexPace
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required; visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Section: 806
Open Seats: 5
Section: 806