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Course No: CRIM.6500-061; SIS Class Nbr: 8968
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: CSCE Graduate Restrictions
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes:
- Credits: 3;
- Instructor: Carol Higgins-O'Brien
UMass Lowell Bookstore
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 01
- Chat Hours: Sunday 8-9 pm*
- Course Level: Graduate
- Tuition: $1725
- Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate
in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers,
and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended.
Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the
Related Programs: M.A. in Criminal Justice, Domestic Violence Prevention Certificate, Forensic Criminology Certificate, Victim Studies Certificate
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