CJ312 Society and Crime Victims
Prerequisite: SO105 or PS101 or HS101
This course provides an overview of current theory and research regarding victims of crime and the treatment of victims within the criminal justice system. The course focuses on a variety of special victim groups, such as children, the elderly, victims of family violence, and survivors of sexual assault. The course will examine social programs designed to aid victims of crime as they navigate the criminal justice system as well as programs such as restorative justice, restitution, and crime victims' compensation.
3 Credit Hours