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Victimology
VICTIMOLOGY
CLASS CODE: SOC 443 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course focuses on victims rather than offenders in the justice system.
DESCRIPTION: The history and philosophy of development of victimology theories.
TOPICS: Rise of victimology, victim demographics, victim precipital crime, special classes of victims, victim compensation
OBJECTIVES: Students will understand the role of victims in society and the justice system
REQUIREMENTS: 2 mid term exams and a comprehensive term paper
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001