Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Criminology Spring 2018

Undergraduate

100-Level Courses in CRIM

CRIM 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 Credits)

Overview of the American system of criminal justice, covering theories of justice, criminal law, policing, courts and associated pre and post-trial legal processes, punishment and corrections, and juvenile justice. Required for all criminology majors and minors. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Discovery of Scholarship
Schedule Type: Lecture

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200-Level Courses in CRIM

CRIM 210: Introduction to Criminology (3 Credits)

Explores and evaluates how crime is defined and measured, and examines crime patterns and trends. Provides an overview and critical assessment of the major theories of crime causation. Notes: CRIM majors who are concentrating in criminal justice are strongly encouraged to take this course before or during the first semester of taking upper-level courses in the concentration. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Stephen Happeny — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F — Blue Ridge 129

CRIM 220: Introduction to Law and Society (3 Credits)

Introduces the relationship between law and society. Discusses theoretical perspectives from a number of social science disciplines. Promotes a foundational understanding of the concept of law and the origins, development, and role of law in society, particularly outside of formal legal institutions. Topics covered may include legal mobilization, law and social change, social movements, law and inequality, and law's relationship to social control. Notes: CRIM majors who are concentrating in Law and Society are strongly encouraged to take this course before or during the first semester of taking upper-level courses in the concentration. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 230: Introduction to Homeland Security (3 Credits)

Introduces fundamental concepts of homeland security. Examines governmental actions designed to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from man-made and natural disasters. Focuses on efforts to align preparedness, incident management, and emergency response plans from various agencies (federal, state, local, tribal, private sector, and non-governmental). Notes: CRIM majors who are concentrating in homeland security and justice are strongly encouraged to take this course before or during the first semester of taking upper-level courses in the concentration. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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300-Level Courses in CRIM

CRIM 304: Computer Crime, Forensics, and Auditing (3 Credits)

Covers computer crime, relevant laws, agencies, standards, auditing, logging, forensics, and related software. Explores legal principles such as chain of evidence, electronic document discovery, eavesdropping, and entrapment. Hands-on experience with forensics tools. Equivalent to IT 357.
Recommended Prerequisite: IT 103 and 223.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 305: Crime and Crime Policy (3 Credits)

Examines the development of crime policy, including the influence of crime trends, politics, public opinion, media, criminological theory, and empirical research. Considers the effectiveness of crime policy. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 002 — Emily Smedley — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F — Robinson B228

CRIM 306: Criminal Justice Ethics (3 Credits)

Analyzes ethical principles relevant for those working in criminal justice. Required for all criminology majors. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 307: Social Inequality, Crime, and Justice (3 Credits)

Explores the significance of social inequality (especially race and gender inequality) for several crime and criminal justice issues. Examines variations in criminal offending and victimization, and explores disparities in criminal justice processing. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 308: Human Rights and Justice (3 Credits)

Studies the norms, laws, and systems for the promotion and protection of human rights. Provides a foundation for understanding historical, legal, political, economic, and ethical aspects of human rights. Examines ideological and cultural perspectives, sources of violations, the United Nations, regional and national mechanisms, special issues (e.g., women, torture, children, minorities), and the role of nongovernmental organizations. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 002 — Catherine Gallagher — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM TR — Nguyen Engineering Building 1110
  • Section 001 — Andrew Novak — Online

CRIM 310: Introduction to the Intelligence Community (3 Credits)

Introduces students to the structure, function, and process of the intelligence community including the basic skills in writing, research, and presentation used in intelligence analysis. Required for all intelligence analysis minors. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 312: Intelligence Analysis Techniques (3 Credits)

Introduces the key analytical techniques used by entry-level analysts In the Intelligence community. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: CRIM 310D.
D Requires minimum grade of D.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 315: Research Methods and Analysis in Criminology (3 Credits)

Provides an introduction to research design, methods, and analysis in the field of criminology. Students learn to understand, interpret, and critique quantitative and qualitative research approaches, and become intelligent consumers of research. Notes: This course does not meet the College's IT requirements. Equivalent to CRIM 300.
Specialized Designation: Scholarly Inquiry
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 320: Crime and Place (3 Credits)

Focuses on the analysis of locations that attract and repel crime, displacement of crime, and identifying and measuring crime concentrations. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 003 — Gwen M Udell — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM F
  • Section 002 — Matthew D'Anna — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM W — Innovation Hall 333

CRIM 325: Hate Crime (3 Credits)

Provides an introductory understanding of the definitions of hate crime; extremist groups and individuals; reporting, investigation, and prosecution of hate crimes; and hate crime policy and legislation. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Kevin B Fornshill — 04:30 PM to 05:45 PM TR — Planetary Hall (formerly Science & Tech I) 212

CRIM 350: Counterintelligence (3 Credits)

Introduces the legal authority, objectives, and guidelines of the counterintelligence discipline. Covers the investigative, defensive, offensive, and collection activities of the counterintelligence function. Notes: Elective course for the Intelligence Analysis minor. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: CRIM 310C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — 05:55 PM to 07:10 PM TR
  • Section 001 — Dennis D Staszak — 09:00 AM to 10:15 AM TR — Krug Hall 210

400-Level Courses in CRIM

CRIM 400: Applied Criminal Psychology (3 Credits)

Uses overview of psychological and criminological theories to apply behavioral science theory to practical application in forensic settings. Focuses on analysis of various crime scenes and characteristics of offenders. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 401: Policing in America (3 Credits)

Fundamental issues relevant to contemporary public policing in America: role and history of police; impact on crime, disorder, and other social problems; discretion and its control; moral hazards; police legitimacy and public support; police culture and the police organization; and community policing. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — N/A — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM W — Bull Run Hall 132
  • Section 002 — Daniel A Reilly — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM R — Lecture Hall 2

CRIM 402: Punishment and Corrections (3 Credits)

Covers theories on forms of punishment systems; punishment and corrections as a product of historical, cultural, and political changes; differences by race and gender in punishment and corrections; problems of social control and violence in prisons; alternative rehabilitation; and community prevention strategies. Equivalent to SOCI 402.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — Gary Cornelius — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM W
  • Section 003 — Danielle S. Rudes — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM T — Bull Run Hall 253

CRIM 403: Community Corrections (3 Credits)

Studies the purposes and goals of community-based corrections and its various components, including pretrial diversion, probation, parole, and emerging alternatives to traditional incarceration. Addresses issues related to offenders returning to the community and critical issues facing jails, community corrections, and the management of offenders in community settings. Examines the role of community corrections within the broader correctional system. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Faye S. Taxman — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM T — Robinson B218

CRIM 404: Crime Victims and Victimization (3 Credits)

Explores experiences of crime victims, distribution of the risks of victimization, and causes and consequences of victimization. Also considers nature and influence of victim's rights advocates. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 405: Law and Justice around the World (3 Credits)

Comparative inquiry into the models of legal and justice systems around the world. Considers how social and legal norms are created, and how different societies exercise powers of social control. Evaluates justice models in action, including law and courts, policing, corrections, and juvenile justice. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 406: Family Law and the Justice System (3 Credits)

Introduction to the elements of family law, and exploration of its influence on American social life and contemporary notions of justice. Topics include marriage and parenting, divorce, custody and support, nontraditional families, and domestic violence. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 407: Advanced Topics in Law and Society (3 Credits)

Provides an in-depth examination of the law's role in social life to deepen students' appreciation of the law in action. Focuses on scholarly research that describes and explains how legal actors, processes, and institutions operate in the world Topics include: theories of legal change, law's relationship to class, gender, and race, and law, culture, and identity. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100 or GOVT 301
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 408: Criminal Courts (3 Credits)

Studies the workings, advantages, and frailties of criminal courts, and explores whether the system works effectively and efficiently. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100 or GOVT 301
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 409: Community Policing (3 Credits)

Study of community policing, particularly in the United States. Covers history and development of community policing, community relations, problem solving, and issues of organizational change. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Christopher Edmunds — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R — Krug Hall 242

CRIM 410: Criminal Investigations (3 Credits)

Focuses on criminal investigations and the role of the criminal investigator in the criminal justice system. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Stephen F Bamford — 01:30 PM to 04:10 PM R
  • Section 002 — Craig Miles — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM M — Robinson A111

CRIM 422: Controversial Legal Issues (3 Credits)

Focuses on the study of law as an institution that continuously interacts with other social institutions at the individual, community, state, and federal levels. Examines how constitutional and statutory laws are interpreted by the courts to determine and define the law through contemporary, controversial, legal issues. Explores how the courts, using the law, resolve today's most controversial issues. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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  • Section 001 — Lawrence Leiser — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R — East Building 201

CRIM 424: Constitutional Law: Criminal Process and Rights (3 Credits)

Studies constitutional law pertaining to the rights of the criminally accused from investigation and evidence through attorney, trial, and punishment stages at federal and state levels. Required for all criminology majors. Equivalent to GOVT 424.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 425: Criminal Justice Management (3 Credits)

Explains the management function for current and future criminal justice managers. Emphasizes communication, leadership skills, and organizational development. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: D or higher in CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 460: Surveillance and Privacy in Contemporary Society (3 Credits)

Philosophical perspectives, historical context, technological developments, and institutional changes that surround controversies about privacy and surveillance in contemporary society. Explores public and private institutions conducting surveillance, how they calculate and manage risk, and legal constraints on surveillance activities. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 462: Law Enforcement and Homeland Security (3 Credits)

Examines the effect of 9/11 on law enforcement organizations in the United States and explores the evolving relationship between the military, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies in the post-9/11 era. Emphasis on understanding the entire framework of homeland security in the United States and the unique issues faced by local law enforcement. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 471: Prevention and Deterrence of Crime (3 Credits)

Theoretical and practical strategies for crime prevention and deterrence. Discusses social, environmental, and mechanical developments, police courts, and correctional elements of law enforcement in terms of current effectiveness and future potential for crime prevention. Equivalent to SOCI 471.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 475: Theory and Politics of Terrorism (3 Credits)

Explores origins of terrorism, tracing development from early states to a modern mode of conflict. Presents national, regional, and global perspectives. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 479: Preparation for Internship (3 Credits)

Preparation for internship in a justice organization or justice-related work activity. Students develop a relationship with a prospective internship sponsor and develop a plan for the internship and the research to be reported. Notes: This course is only open to students majoring in Criminology, Law and Society, and should only be taken by students who intend to complete an internship. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100, 306, and 315.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Sylvia W Voreas — 10:30 AM to 01:10 PM R — Bull Run Hall 132

CRIM 480: Internship (6-12 Credits)

Application of classroom learning to an applied justice setting. Students maintain daily journals, conduct research, and deliver written and oral reports. Notes: Before enrolling, students must have a plan approved by the instructor. Seminars are held three times during the semester for discussion and oral presentation. Minimum of 45 hours of on-the-job work time required for each credit. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 12 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100, 306, 315, 479, and approval of department.
Schedule Type: Internship

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — Sylvia W Voreas — 01:30 PM to 04:10 PM F — Bull Run Hall 256

CRIM 490: Special Topics (1-3 Credits)

Recent developments in the field. Notes: Topics vary. May be used to fulfill requirements for different concentrations in the BS in criminology, law, and society depending on the topic. May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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CRIM 492: RS: Honors Seminar II (3 Credits)

Course includes readings and discussion of seminar papers, leading to a research project under the direction of a faculty member. Notes: Second of a two-course sequence. Subject varies. Oral exam on the research and report may be required. May be repeated when topic varies. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Specialized Designation: Research/Scholarship Intensive
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 491.
Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Sue-Ming Yang — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T — Thompson Hall 2021

CRIM 495: Capstone in Criminology, Law and Society (3 Credits)

Provides an in-depth examination of a historical and contemporary issues facing criminology and law and society scholars. Focuses on the philosophies, practices, and procedures used by individuals and organizations and uses a variety of materials, experiences and resources. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Specialized Designation: Scholarly Inquiry, Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100; ENGL 101/ENGH 101; ENGL 302/ENGH 302; COMM 100, or 104; 60 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation

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CRIM 498: Research Practicum (1-3 Credits)

Supervised research experience with a professor in a non-classroom setting. Offers students an opportunity to gain valuable research experience and training in research. Students are required to work 45 hours (across the semester) per credit. Notes: Open to majors in CRIM with 60 credits and permission of instructor and department. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100 and CRIM 315.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Criminology, Law and Society.

Schedule Type: Independent Study

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CRIM 499: Independent Study (1-3 Credits)

Reading and research on a specific topic under the direction of a faculty member. Notes: Open to majors in CRIM with 90 credits and permission of instructor and department. Written report is required; an oral exam or report may also be required. Degree requirements to be fulfilled by a particular independent study determined by student's advisor. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 9 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100 and 90 credits.
Schedule Type: Independent Study

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Topics in CRIM

CRIM 490: Special Topics (1-3 Credits)

Recent developments in the field. Notes: Topics vary. May be used to fulfill requirements for different concentrations in the BS in criminology, law, and society depending on the topic. May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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Graduate

700-Level Courses in CRIM

CRIM 720: Behavior of Law (3 Credits)

Examines development of law and law's effect on human behavior. Reviews theories of law's meaning and aims. Examines construction of law and investigates consequences of law and legal decisions. Equivalent to GOVT 728.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — James Willis — 01:30 PM to 04:10 PM T

CRIM 741: Conduct of Justice Organizations at the Street Level (3 Credits)

How justice organizations behave at lowest levels, where service is delivered and discretion is greatest (suspects, victims, witnesses, police officers, prison guards, parole officers, attorneys, and others who interact with the justice system). Equivalent to PUAD 723.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 740 or PUAD 790, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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CRIM 760: Crime and Crime Policy (3 Credits)

Explores relationship between crime policy and empirical evidence about etiology of crime. Includes crime measurement and trends in crime over time, effectiveness of various policy interventions. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Cynthia Lum — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM W — Innovation Hall 203

CRIM 781: Justice Program Evaluation (3 Credits)

Practical exploration of assessment techniques used in evaluating need for and consequences of justice programs and policies. Design and measurement, interpreting and presenting results. Equivalent to PUAD 791.
Recommended Prerequisite: PUAD 511/612, CRIM 780, or two graduate-level statistics courses; or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Christopher Koper — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T — Innovation Hall 209

CRIM 782: Statistics I (3 Credits)

Focuses on descriptive and inferential statistical methods and theory with application to problems within the justice field. Explores the logic of inferential statistical methods in general and null hypothesis significance testing in particular. Covers widely used statistical procedures within the applied social sciences. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: An undergraduate social science research methods course or an undergraduate statistics course.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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  • Section 001 — David B Wilson — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM M — Innovation Hall 203

CRIM 790: Capstone in Policy and Practice (3 Credits)

Student-initiated research project supervised by instructor. Students must work with a justice organization to conduct useful research and produce a policy-oriented white paper. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 780 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study

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CRIM 795: Special Topics (3 Credits)

Recent developments in field, or topics not covered by regularly listed courses. Notes: Topics vary. May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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CRIM 796: Directed Reading (1-3 Credits)

Independent reading at doctoral level on specific topic related to justice, law, or crime policy as agreed to by student and faculty member and approved by coordinator of CRIM program. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Successful completion of 12 graduate level CRIM credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study

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CRIM 797: Professionalization Seminar (0 Credits)

Introduces doctoral students to research, scholarship and teaching practices in the field to promote their professional development. Notes: Required for Ph.D. students. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — Allison D. Redlich — 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM W — Innovation Hall 134

CRIM 799: Master's Thesis (1-6 Credits)

Research on approved master's thesis topic under direction of thesis committee with approval of chair. Notes: Minimum 3, maximum 6 credits for doctorate. Maximum of 6 credits of CRIM 799 applicable to masters degree requirements. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: Submission and approval of thesis proposal.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Thesis

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900-Level Courses in CRIM

CRIM 998: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal (1-6 Credits)

Work on a research proposal forming basis for doctoral dissertation. Notes: Minimum 3, maximum 6 credits for doctorate. Maximum of 27 credits of CRIM 998/CRIM 999 applicable to doctoral degree requirements. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: Students must complete all core analytical course degree requirements.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

Topics in CRIM

CRIM 490: Special Topics (1-3 Credits)

Recent developments in the field. Notes: Topics vary. May be used to fulfill requirements for different concentrations in the BS in criminology, law, and society depending on the topic. May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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