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CRM 300 Victimology

An examination of the extent and nature of victimization, theories of victimization, the victims' rights movement and consideration of several major kinds of victimization.

Credit Hours: 4
(W)

Prerequisites

CRM 101 or CRM 102

CRM 307 Crime Scene Investigation

An examination of scientific techniques used to develop forensic evidence discovered at a crime scene offered in a practical laboratory setting.

Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisites

CRM 102

CRM 310 Abnormal Behavior and Criminality

An overview of abnormal behavior as it relates to the criminal justice system. Emphasis placed on personality disorders, psychoses, sexual predators and posttraumatic stress disorder.

Credit Hours: 4
(W)

Prerequisites

CRM 101 or CRM 102 and junior or senior standing.

CRM 311 Criminal Law and Procedure

This course provides an in-depth examination of criminal law and procedure, including issues related to the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendments as well as substantive criminal law, liability and defenses.

Credit Hours: 4
(W)

Prerequisites

CRM 102

CRM 313 Corrections

An introduction to the American correctional system emphasizing the history of corrections, the prison experience and correctional clientele. May be used to satisfy general distribution requirements if not used in the criminology major.

Credit Hours: 4
(SS) (W)

Prerequisites

CRM 102 and junior or senior standing

CRM 321 Comparative Criminology

A comparison of diverse types of criminal justice systems utilized by other countries and cultures with the United States criminal justice system.

Credit Hours: 4
(IG) (W)

Prerequisites

CRM 101 and CRM 102

CRM 323 Correctional Law

A study of substantive and procedural law pertaining to the convicted criminal offender, including an examination of federal court decisions affecting correctional personnel and the penal process.

Credit Hours: 4
(W)

Prerequisites

CRM 101 and CRM 102

CRM 324 Criminological Theory

This course will introduce the student to theoretical approaches to the explanations of crime.  This introduction will allow the student to appreciate and secure a basic understanding of the complex factors that are related to crime as well as the historical development of such approaches.

Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisites

CRM 101 and CRM 102 and junior or senior standing