Jan 22, 2021  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAJ 543 - Theory and Evidence on Crime Prevention


Description:
Course will review the contemporary research in applied crime prevention techniques used in criminology and criminal justice. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: admission to the master of science program in law and justice or instructor permission.

Credits:
(5)

Learner Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to identify and critique the basic theory underpinning empirically based crime prevention strategies. 
  • Students will explain the state of empirical research regarding effective crime prevention strategies.
  • Apply the basic principles of effective crime prevention to local crime and social problems.
  • Students will identify, explain, and critique crime reduction approaches from various segments of the system (police, courts, corrections, schools, and communities) while articulating the strengths and weaknesses of each.
  • Students will refine and apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to contemporary crime problems.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
Approved Fall 2017



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