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
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.