CJUS 335 Victimology

This course introduces students to the sociological study of victims and victimization, which includes an examination of risks, perceptions, and the various consequences of victimization. More specifically, course topics will include the "discovery" of victim groups, primary and secondary victimization, public attitudes toward victims, victims' treatment within the criminal justice system, and the impact of culture on victim experience.




ENGL 106, ENGL 107, or ENGL 206, CJUS 101, CJUS 300, CJUS 345 or permission of the instructor