Capstone Seminar in Criminology & Criminal Justice

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Course No: CRIM.4890-031; SIS Class Nbr: 10057; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Closed

Course Description

This course is designed to provide criminal justice majors with a capstone experience emphasizing integration of knowledge acquired in previous courses on the causes of criminal behavior and responses to it, particularly the institutions, policies and practices of the criminal justice system. Students engage in the development and production of a senior level research paper grounded in relevant criminology and criminal justice literature.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: CRIM 1010 Criminal Justice System, CRIM 2210 Criminology l, CRIM 3900 CJ Research Methods and Senior-level standing.
  • Special Notes: Pre-req: CRIM.1010 Criminal Justice System, CRIM.2210 Criminology l, CRIM.3900 CJ Research Methods and Senior-level standing.
  • Section Notes:
  • Core Codes: SS, AIL, CTPS, WOC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Wilson Palacios
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 05
  • Chat Hours: Wed 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • 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 scheduled times.

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