MAJ 6603 Managing Diversity

This course addresses the diversity issues that impact the criminal justice agency both internally and externally. Students will review the cultural contributions of the several populations that criminal justice agencies serve. The behavioral cycle that produces prejudice, stereotyping, scapegoating, discrimination, and racism will be discussed. Recruiting, testing, hiring, retention, and promotion will be presented as management issues. Discussions will focus on developing positive solutions to more adequately meet the challenges of working with and serving diverse populations.