Criminal Justice deals with the way laws are made, applied, and enforced.
Additional low-stakes writing assignments related to applying theory to real-world situations also are incorporated throughout the semester.
Finally, students write online blogs / discussions plus responses about articles they are reading in class to demonstrate how they analyze theory as it is applied to real-world situations.
The full paper assignment is scaffolded across several requirements: paper topic proposal, outline and annotated bibliography, first draft, and revised final draft.
Additionally, students write ten (10) critical thinking reaction papers based on the topic and reading for the week.