2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Course Description

CJ 308 Media and Crime 4 cr. (4-0-0)

  • Offered: Contact department
  • Prerequisite: CJ 110 and Junior standing or higher.

This course focuses on the relationship between media, crime and the criminal justice system. Television, film, newspaper, and internet/social media shape our ideas and responses while impacting the commission of crime. Key criminological theories and concepts are utilized to analyze the construction of crime news and other popular media representations.