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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJS 4000 - Victimology

5 credit hours
A survey of victimology. Topics include: The impact of crime on victims, measuring crime through victimization, the social and psychological harm resulting from different types of crime, the victim-offender relationship, victim rights movement, public perception of victims and social reaction to victimization, the role of the victim in the criminal justice process, and crime prevention and personal safety. A component of the course will address restorative justice with attention to the differences between restorative and retributive models of justice, restorative justice initiatives in the criminal justice system, the balancing of victim, offender, and citizen needs and rights, and offender, community, and governmental responsibilities in meeting the needs of crime victims.

Prerequisite Course(s): CRJS 1100, 2090



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