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2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJ 550 - Victimology

Credits: 3

The scientific study of victims and victimization including the social and individual impact of victimization and the laws, policies, practices, strategies of intervention, and costs resulting from criminal activities. This course will enable students to better understand the role that victim influenced activities play in crime. Students will be required to read and evaluate the National Crime Victims Survey and compare the results to crimes reported to police. This will involve an analysis of victimization and why there is such a disparity in the data.