Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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JS 0515 - Victimology


3 Credit Hours
Introduces the study of victimization and tenuous the relationship between victims and the criminal justice system. Victims are historically the forgotten member of the criminal process. We will examine scope and historical development of victimology, the problems associated with victimization, the dynamic relationships between the victim and the offender, the victim and the criminal justice system, and the victim and society. Emphasis will be placed on evaluating policy stemming from society’s increasing attention to the plight of victims. Prerequisite: Junior level standing, a 3.2 GPA, and permission of the instructor.



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