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Women in the Criminal Justice SystemCourse ID: CJC 370
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Criminal Justice and Criminology
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course examines four areas relative to women in the criminal justice system: the historical view of female criminality; women as defendants in criminal cases and women in prison; women as victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; and women as professionals in the criminal justice system. Students will be able to describe the extent, nature and theories of female criminality and victimization and how this is consistent with and different from male criminality and victimization.