AOJ-381 Victimology and Criminal Behavior

This course will focus on the criminal event from both the perspective of victims and the motives of offenders. It will examine victimization patterns, typologies, lifestyles, causal factors, consequences and the treatment of victims by the criminal justice system. Students will identify preincident warning signs, learn about techniques used to defuse immediate danger and learn about strategies used to prevent future harm.

Advisory: This is an upper-level course. Students should have knowledge equivalent to an introductory Administration of Justice course.

Study Methods:

     Online Courses (AOJ-381-OL) Sep 2014 Oct 2014 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 Jan 2015 Feb 2015 Mar 2015

Semester Hours: 3

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