Online Introduction to Criminal Justice
Taking StraighterLine’s online criminal justice class is a low-cost way to quickly fulfill a common general education social sciences requirements. Most students can complete our Criminal Justice course within 4-6 weeks but many are able to finish it in less than 30 days. Our popular Criminal Justice class explores the past, present, and future of the American criminal justice system.
In this Criminal Justice course, students will start off exploring the history and types of law enforcement; structure of the court system; and the changing philosophies of the American correctional system. Students also examine the role of legal precedent, the death penalty, prison life, and the juvenile justice system.Other topics include the Industrial Revolution, Western movement, the Civil War, and how Reconstruction plans succeeded or failed.
For students who need additional help while taking Criminal Justice, online tutoring is included at no additional cost.
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* A 3-credit StraighterLine course is estimated to require approximately 75 hours of study time. Dedicating 17-20 hours per week should allow a student to finish within a single month subscription. That estimate is not guaranteed, and individual experience may differ.