Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: SOC                                     Course Number: 236                                    
Course Title: Victimology
Subject: Sociology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course focuses on the victims rather than the offenders: why they have been "rediscovered" recently, why they often do not report crimes to the police, how some victims might share responsibility for the crimes with the offenders, how they can be repaid for their losses through offender restitution and government compensation; and what new services are available to help victims prevent crime and survive attacks.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and CRJ 101.
  • This course is crosslisted as:   CRJ 236
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: