Course Descriptions

Criminal Justice

CRJ 413
Research Methods in Criminal Justice
3 credits

This course provides an introduction to basic research in criminal justice that is designed to prepare the student to understand research methods. Students will review quantitative, qualitative, and experimental methods as techniques in criminal justice research. Review and discussion of the process of analysis, interpretation and clarification of problems, the issue of confidentiality, and the terminology of research are examined. Students will focus on preparation for the role of research consumer.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 122 and CRJ 205 or CRJ 334