History and Political Science

Latin America: A Regional History

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
336
Course Credits: 
3

An overview of the development of Latin America from the arrival of the indigenous population to the present day. The focus will be on the diversified culture of the region, its role within the Western Hemisphere, and its relationship with the United States. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Adolescent to Young Adult License (Gr. 7 - 12) And Major in Integrated Social Studies

51 Credits

Requirements:

EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics
EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
HI 110 Western Cultures from 1500
HI 200 Major Themes in American History
HI 450 Senior Research Seminar
PO 111 American Government and Politics
PO 210 State and Local Government and Politics
PO 311 Comparative Politics

 

Geography:

GO 200 World Geography

 

American History:

Choose two from the following:

Ronald E. Matthews, Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science and Director of Community-Based Learning
Administration Building, Academic Affairs 1st Floor, Suite 128
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Kent State University
  • M.S. University of Kentucky
  • B.S. University of Florida
Phone: 
216.373.6492
Email: 
rmatthews@ndc.edu

Major Themes in American History

Course Prefix: 
HI
Course Number: 
200
Course Credits: 
3

A thematic survey of the political, economic, cultural development of American civilization from its inception to the present time. Themes will include the colonial experience, the development of the American nation, the national schism, American expansion, the evolution of American foreign policy, the American reform impulse, the growth of presidential power and American diversity.

Victimology

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
499
Course Credits: 
3

Overview of the criminal justice system that discusses the historical development and operations of the contemporary justice system in the United States, with an emphasis on emerging trends in the concepts and practices of the relevant agencies.

Ethics in Criminal Justice

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
432
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of ethical behavior that will provide criminal justice students with the relevant decision-making skills that will enhance the practitioner’s duty performance as well as the public interest. The emphasis will be on making moral, rational and responsible decisions which will lead to ethical professional behavior. (Must be taken at Notre Dame College.) Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Criminal Justice Policy Analysis & Planning

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
430
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of the historical and contemporary efforts to control or prevent crime. Major policies, programs, and strategies will be reviewed and critically analyzed. An emphasis will be placed on the development of analytical skills and the appropriate use of statistical techniques. Computer applications and other practical methods will be presented. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

Corrections in America

Course Prefix: 
PO
Course Number: 
334
Course Credits: 
3

An examination of the correctional institution, including the history of penology, structure and organization, personnel, and inmate social world within American prisons. Also studied are the areas of probation and parole, and their place in the overall concept of rehabilitation and community corrections in modern society. Prerequisite: sophomore or departmental permission.

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