Law Enforcement Academy
12 credits applied to the Justice Major
Credit can be awarded through an academic transcript or Law Enforcement Academy Certificate for a 1) law enforcement academy, 2) peace officer academy, or 3) completion of military police training for the following classes (substitution for transcripts):
JUST F110X Introduction to Justice
Survey of the structure and process of the agencies of criminal justice. Includes introduction to criminology, criminal law, police, courts and corrections. Also available via Independent Learning.
JUST F110X Intro to Justice (3 credits) OR substitution from LE F115 (Enforcement Skills Law Officers)
JUST F340 Rural Justice in Alaska
Application of the western justice system to remote northern Native villages including issues arising from cultural conflicts, difficulties associated with a centralized justice system serving distant roadless communities, the federal/Indian relationship, and a description of crime occurring in the villages.
JUST F345W Police Problems
Application of the western justice system to remote northern Native villages including issues arising from cultural conflicts, difficulties associated with a centralized justice system serving distant roadless ;communities, the federal/Indian relationship, and a description of crime occurring in the villages.
Prerequisites: JUST F110 and junior standing.
JUST F345 Police Problems (3 credits) OR substituted from LE F120 (Law Enforcement Operations)
JUST F352 Criminal Law
A study of elements, purposes and functions of the substantive criminal law with emphasis upon historical and philosophical concepts.
Prerequisites: JUST F110; junior standing.
JUST F352 Criminal Law (3 credits) OR substituted from LE F205 (Criminal Law for Police)
JUST F354 Procedural Law
Offered Fall. The legal limitations of the police and the right of the people to be secure from the government under the protections of the Constitution and the Rules of Evidence.
Prerequisites:ENGL F111X; JUST F110; junior standing.
JUST F358 Juvenile Delinquency
Theories of delinquency, the extent of delinquency, the historical development of juvenile justice, the juvenile system, and how it impacts on youth in relation to police, courts, institutions and community programs. Includes youth violence, gangs, gender, race and class.
Prerequisites: JUST F110 and JUST F251, or permission of instructor.
JUST F475 Internship
Internship provides students with a supervised experience in a criminal justice agency/setting. Placements include, but are not limited to, Law Enforcement, Probation, Law Practices, and Prosecution/Defense agencies. Prerequisites: Justice Major, Junior standing, minimum 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) Departmental approval required.
UAF Justice students have participated in Internships through a variety of agencies including, but not limited to, Adult/Juvenile Probation, Fairbanks Police Dept., Alaska State Troopers, District Attorney’s Office, Public Defender Agency, Alaska Court System, offices of private attorney’s, Fairbanks Community Restorative Justice (partnership with Alaska Court System), Alaska Court System, and UAF Office of Students Rights and Responsibilities. Internships offer practical experience, along with career exploration in a professional setting.
JUST F475 Internship (3 credits) OR substituted from LE F125 (Basic Police Procedures)