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CRCJ 4410  VICTIMOLOGY (3 credits)

This course provides an introduction to the topics and issues that are pertinent to the study of victimology. Students will learn about the prevalence, predictors, and consequences of various forms of victimization, including child abuse, intimate partner violence, rape and sexual assault, stalking, and homicide over the life-course. In addition, students will learn about the nature of criminal justice victimization data, and the issues related to the measurement and costs of victimization.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CRCJ 1010, ENGL 1160, and 45 credit hours; or permission.

Criminology and Criminal Justice

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers high quality educational programming to support students in gaining the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in criminology and criminal justice or related social services fields. Students can participate in scholarly and applied research projects that involve collaborative partnerships with local and federal agencies. Students learn about emerging technologies as a means of improving and advancing criminology and criminal justice. We provide opportunities for students to connect with professionals in the classroom as well as through extracurricular events. Students are strongly encouraged to complete an internship to gain field experience prior to their graduation.