CJ305 Victimology

This course involves the study of victims and witnesses of crime. Students will learn the psychological and emotional detriments associated with being victimized and the classification of the types of victims. Criminological theory will be applied to address the reasons that certain victims are more attractive to offenders than others, and to examine a victim’s reaction to crime. Upon successful course completion, students will be able to ascertain between the challenges and complexities associated to the assessment, needs, and intricacies of working with victims of various types of crime.

Prerequisites

CJ235

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Catalog Code: 
CJ305