Law and Public Policy

Fall 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > CRIM.6130 > 061

Course No: CRIM.6130-061; SIS Class Nbr: 9069; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

The course is an introduction to crime and the efforts to control crime through public policy. We explore the foundations of the policy-making process at the federal, state, and local levels. The course also considers broad theoretical applications pertaining to public opinion, national culture, and comparative analyses among Western democracies and their differing approaches to crime. This course employs a variety of learning tools, from roundtable discussions to policy cases.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Core Codes: SS, LOW COST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Christopher Harris
  • Materials: Low cost course materials available
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Nov 10
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1800 | Pay as little as $367/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.A. in Criminal Justice, M.P.A. in Public Administration, Graduate Certificate in Victim Studies

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