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AJS 270 Community Relations
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Recognition and understanding of community problems; methods of coping with crisis situations, victimology, ethnic and minority cultures; and cooperating with personnel in community action programs and local police operations.

Prerequisites: AJS101 or CARLOTA cohort student

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Examine the factors which influence the nature of an American community, including crisis situations as a victim and issues regarding ethnic and minority cultures. (CLSO 1, 2, 3, 4)
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain the historical development of police-community relations. (CLSO 1, 2, 4)
3. (Evaluation Level) Assess the role of the police and the concept of the police as a symbol of authority. (CLSO 1, 2, 3, 4)
4. (Evaluation Level) Interpret the psychological and sociological variables which influence human behavior. (CLSO 1, 2, 3, 4)
5. (Comprehension Level) Describe the nature of human conflict and various adaptations to address human conflict. (CLSO 1, 2, 3, 4)
6. (Evaluation Level) Critique the importance of communication as related to police-community relations. (CLSO 1, 2, 3, 4)
7. (Application Level) Apply community relations knowledge of issues, organizational structure and political environment functions to programs and identify how public relations departments respond to community needs. (CLSO 1, 2, 3, 4)
8. (Evaluation Level) Assess the issues influencing the future of police-community relations. (CLSO 1, 2, 3, 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation