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CRJ 246 - Victimology


A study of victimology and associated theories of victimization.  The role of the offender and impacts on society are explored.

This Criminal Justice course may be used to fulfill a Social Science elective.

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Define victimology and explain its origin.
  2. Describe the various theories used to explain how and why people are victimized.
  3. Identify research methodologies used to collect data on victimization.
  4. Describe the challenges faced by victims throughout the criminal justice system.
  5. Explain the resources and advocacy support systems available to victims.




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