2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    May 26, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJS 4203 - Introduction to 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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