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WU CRJ 101: Criminal Justice

This course is a survey of agencies and processes involved in the administration of criminal justice. The survey reviews the functions of the legislature, police, prosecutor, courts, and the correctional system. Problems of law enforcement in a democratic society are discussed. This course ties together all components of criminal justice and includes issues of both the juvenile and adult offender.

Upon “successful” completion of this course, students will earn 3 college credits + 1 high school AP-weighted credit. This WilmU course is offered at William Penn High School, during school hours.

  • Level of Support: Tier 3 (Some)
  • University: Wilmington University
  • Type: Online Course @ WilmU, seven-week but with Face-to-Face support @ Penn
  • Instructor: WilmU Instructor with F2F support from Ms. Logic
  • Grade Level: 11-12th; typically for Juniors in Legal Studies Degree Program
  • Cost: $125
  • Payment: Due before enrolling in the course; Pay to “William Penn High School” via cash, check, or online- see Ms. Cuje

Textbooks for this course will be supplied by William Penn.

Transfer of College credit after attending through Early College Programs
Students who subsequently enroll in Dual Enrollment or Early College courses enjoy advanced standing. Many colleges and universities will generally accept credits earned through programs of this type. Some will not. Most colleges and universities will accept credits from other institutions if a grade of “C” or better is earned. The student and/or their parents/guardian should contact the college or university of their choice to determine whether Dual Enrollment or Early College credits will be accepted. Students may have to send an official transcript from the partnering higher education institution to the college or university of their choice to aid in the college’s decision. Each institution applies these credits differently.