Course Description


CJ 432 Violent Crime and Victimology
4 cr. (4-0-0)
Offered: Contact department for information
Prerequisite: CJ 110 and junior status, or instructor permission.

This course provides an examination of criminal victimization in the United States via an overview of current theory, research, and trends within the context of specific victimization types. Particular attention is paid to crimes of violence. Students will examine specific crime types, the impact of crime on victims and society, the relationship between crime victims and offenders, the role of victims within the criminal justice system, specific remedies, and victim rights and services.