2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Apr 13, 2021  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJS 4203 - Victimology♦


(5 cr.) There are many considerations related to the perception, needs, and treatment of crime victims, which continue to lend to a growing area of study and legislation. Students in this course learn about the different types of victimization as well as the differences between direct and indirect victims of crime. They examine the role of criminal justice practitioners who work with and respond to victims. Students also assess and discuss the many ethical issues related to victims’ human and civil rights and the impact of these rights on criminal justice professionals and changing legislation. Through case studies and contemporary literature, students also analyze both current problems and future trends in victimology.
  (Prerequisite(s): CRJS 1001.)
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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