Law and Public Policy

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Course No: CRIM.6130-031; SIS Class Nbr: 5603; SIS Term: 3010
Course Status: Registration Closed

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.
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  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Christopher Harris
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2020: Sep 01 to Dec 18
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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

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