2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJ 2020 - A Study of Violent Crime

Surveys the nature and scope of violent crime, including domestic violence, and examines the social structures in our society that cultivate and allow violence to exist. Focus is on criminal behavior and its legal and sociological consequences. The course analyzes the backgrounds and identifies characteristics of violent criminals, such as the Boston Strangler, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and Pamela Smart. Also included is an examination of the Stuart murder case.

Anticipated Terms Offered: various