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.
Semester Hours: 3
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