Course Description
Sex Crimes
(3-3-0). This course serves as an introduction to
criminal sexual offending, sexual victimization
and other sexual behaviors, both criminal and
noncriminal, which might be encountered by
criminal justice professionals during their course
of their duties. The course will examine the
various definitions of sexual offending, the major
criminological theories related to sexual
offending, a brief history of social and legal
responses to sex and sexual offending, and
potential treatments and criminal justice
responses to sexual offenders. The course will
also address the consequences of criminal sexual
victimization for the crime victims.
Recommended Prerequisite(s): CRIJ-1301
Semester hours:3
Lecture hours:3
Lab hours:0
Petition required:N
Course may be repeated for credit when the topic varies:N
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