2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    Jan 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

CJFS 3730 - Victimology

Goals: To introduce students to the field of victimology through research, theory, history, policy and exploration of victims’ roles in the criminal justice system and society.

Content: This course examines research on victimization including trends and rates of occurrence, current theoretical explanations of victimization, the history and development of the crime victims’ rights movement in the United States, policies aimed at helping victims, and consequences of victimization for victims and society.

Taught: Annually, fall

Prerequisite: CJFS 1120 or LGST 1110 or PSY 1330 or SOC 1110, or instructor permission

Credits: 4