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Course No: CRIM.6130-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13001

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: CSCE Graduate Restrictions
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  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Christopher Harris
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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

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