2021-2022 Catalog Updates

CJ 365 Applied Criminology and Crime Prevention (SS)

The course addresses crime prevention in diverse environments such as public spaces, offices, homes, factories, and public transportation. It incorporates theoretical models from community policing and Broken Windows to Situational Crime Prevention. Case studies are used throughout this course. Students will complete a project where they conduct, analyze, and develop solutions for a crime problem.




  1. This course will prepare students to:
  2. Apply empirical analysis methods to crime and unwanted behavior reduction problems.
  3. Explain the historical evolution of crime 'response' to 'reduction' in law enforcement.
  4. Apply the concepts and typologies of crime reduction to private sector or institutional problems.
  5. Describe and evaluate the value of different types crime reduction methods.