Violence in America

Fall 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > CRIM.6500 > 061

Course No: CRIM.6500-061; SIS Class Nbr: 5008; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth analysis of the causes, context, and control of a wide range of violent crimes. Topics covered in this class include: Murder, rape, robbery, assault, and violence in the helping professions, the workplace, school, gang violence, cult violence, and institutional violence. For each form of violence, we examine issues related to(1) the extent of the problem, characteristics of the crime, victim, and offender, (2) causation, (3) crime prevention, and (4)crime control strategies.

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: Carol Higgins-O'Brien
  • 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: Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence Prevention, Graduate Certificate in Forensic Criminology, M.A. in Criminal Justice, Graduate Certificate in Victim Studies

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