CJ316 Criminal Justice Research Methods
Prerequisite: CJ 101, SO 105, and MA 121.
This course provides students with an understanding of methods of research used in the fields of criminal justice administration and criminology. Students will explore scientific methods necessary for analysis of crime trends, offender behavior, program and policy
efficacy, and public attitudes about crime. Students will learn to develop a hypothesis, research it, assess and critique the research, and administer and implement methods of research in the field of criminal justice and criminology.