Criminal Justice

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CRJ 230
Title Victimology
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites CRJ101

Description

Interest in criminal victimization has increased dramatically over the last twenty years. There has been a great deal of research on victimization, legislation supporting victims, and victim programs and services. This course will explore the prevalence and etiology of victimization, types of victimization, the response of the criminal justice system, the response of victims', victims' programs and services, the Victim Rights Movement and current and pending victims' rights legislation. Three lecture hours per week. Elective for CRJ majors, Administration concentration. Free Elective.