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CJ 4460 - Developing Criminal Justice Leadership

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

This course will examine the competencies, principles, and necessary traits that help students interested in pursuing criminal justice careers understand and develop their own leadership potential. Careful attention is given to developing the student’s critical thinking and problem solving abilities in an attempt to prepare them in pursuing entry-level, supervisory, and management-level roles in the criminal justice field. This course will focus on very specific areas of leadership such as building individual leadership skills, understanding ethical decision making, learning crisis conflict resolution skills, and the effects of stress on criminal justice professionals. Students will explore the history, major trends, theories, and implementation and practice of leadership principles and learn the necessary competencies to be a successful leader at any level in a criminal justice organization. Prer., Sophomore standing.



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