An examination of problem formulation, measurement, research ethics, methodological approaches and data analysis strategies demonstrated through critical analysis of classic and contemporary criminal justice studies. As future practitioners, Criminal Justice majors are seen as both informed consumers of criminal justice research and potential producers of criminal justice data. Contributes to a foundation of problem solving techniques, critical thinking and scholarly writing within the disciplines of criminal justice. Falls and Springs. Prerequisite(s): CJ 1010, (CJ 2350 or MA 2300 or MA 2350) and (CJ 3090 or SO 3090).
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.