2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

CRJ 430 - Victimology


This is an overview course covering developments in the field of Victimology, including its basic concept, its subfields and role as a field of study within criminal justice. The course also deals with the analysis of new programs and trends in the criminal justice system’s response to victims, including restorative justice initiatives. Students will also learn about the emergence of special victim groups, the implications of a victim-oriented perspective for the administration of justice, the development of victim-witness service programs, and court-ordered alternatives such as victim-offender mediation and restitution.
Lecture
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: CRJ 205 . Criminal Justice major or permission of department chair required.