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Delivery Mode: Individualized study online (with eTextbook)
Area of Study: Applied Studies
Precluded Courses: None
Cross-listed Course: None
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Criminal Justice Home Page
CRJS 485 is not available for challenge.
CRJS 485: Police Management provides a broad understanding of the organizational behaviour theories and management competencies relevant to the criminal justice system, within the scope of law enforcement. In this course, you will learn the important components of organizational behaviour.
Your final grade in Criminal Justice 485: Police Management will be based on your performance on four discussion board posts (20%), four case studies (20%), two written assignments (30%), and a final research paper (30%).
To receive credit for the course, you must achieve a grade of at least 50% on each assignment and an overall course grade of at least 50%. The weighting of the composite grade is as follows:
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
Registration in this course includes an electronic textbook. For more information on electronic textbooks, please refer to our eText Initiative site.
More, H. W., Vito, G. F., & Walsh, W. F. (2012). Organizational behavior and management in law enforcement. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
A print version of the eText may be available for purchase from the publisher through a direct-to-student link provided on the course website; you can also acquire the textbook on your own if you wish.
All other learning resources will be available online.
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 3, December 12, 2013.
Updated October 30, 2019 by Student & Academic Services