2015 - 2016 Catalog
CRIJ 1310 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC
Fundamentals of Criminal Law
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the nature of criminal law is presented. The philosophical and historical development of criminal law is covered. Major definitions and concepts are given. The classification of crime is covered. The elements of crimes and penalties are discussed using Texas statutes as illustrations. Criminal responsibility is defined. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2201015324