Programs & Courses

CRIM-125 - Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law provides a foundation for understanding Constitutional Law including an overview of the historical setting and legal system of the United States. The course provides understanding of the constitutional guarantees of civil rights and liberties and the basic freedoms of the amendments and the constitutional amendments' influences on the criminal justice system. Also offered as PSLS-125; credit will not be awarded for both. Prerequisite: eligibility for ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.
Academic Level:
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice*
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will: 1. Analyze the United States Constitution as the foundation of American democracy. (GE1, GE2 GE5, GE6, PG1, PG2, PG4) 2. Describe the Bill of Rights and its application to everyday life. ( GE1,GE2, PG1, PG2, PG4) 3. Demonstrate the authority, jurisdiction and traditions of the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of government. (GE2, GE5, PG1, PG2, PG4) 4. Research the sources of American law and demonstrate application of legal principles in written problems. (GE2, GE5, PG1, PG2, PG4) 5. Demonstrate an understanding of how to read case and statutory law. (GE1, GE2, GE4, PG1, PG3, PG4) 6. Demonstrate mastery of course content through completion of written or oral assignments. ( GE1, GE2, GE6, GE7, PG1, PG2, PG3, PG4 )
Constitutional Law
Course: CRIM-125 - Constitutional Law