Open Tent Academy
Open Tent Academy is an all-inclusive, virtual environment where homeschoolers (and “after-schoolers”) can take an array of classes, taught by instructors, who are experts in their fields.
American Criminal Justice is an introduction and overview of the administration of criminal justice in American Society. This course will explore the roles, history, and current practices of the three major components of the criminal justice system to include the police, courts, and corrections. This course will also focus on emerging trends and the impact of terrorism on the Criminal Justice system. The class will be conducted with the use of seminars, chapter quizzes, and research projects requiring the student to research criminal justice related topics and further research the area of this career field that interests the student. This class will also include a short student presentation.
This class is a combination of lecture, video clips as well as discussion.
Every week there will be a combination of reading, viewing of video clips as well as writing.
You can expect about 2 hours of homework weekly.
NOTE: Registration deadline is September 15, 2021.
There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.