Jun 20, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

CRJ 153 - Law, Justice and Society


Course Description: This interdisciplinary course explores the social, political, and economic factors that influence the creation, implementation, and enforcement of laws in our society. Students gain valuable insights and experience through required service learning.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Social Science
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss the social, political and economic factors that influence the creation of laws and public policy.
  • Discuss and analyze the notion of social justice, and the importance of a global perspective in studying social problems and social justice.
  • Identify social problems in the United States, and discuss the problems from various social, political, and economic perspectives and create, develop, and evaluate social policy regarding the issue.
  • Explain the connection between service learning and civic responsibility and develop ideas for their own personal and professional growth, and connect their service learning experience to the social problems explored in class.
  • Collaborate with staff members at the service learning site, classmates, and group project members.

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