CRJ 350 Criminal Justice Research

This course introduces students to scientific methodology as it is related to criminal justice, in order for students to become sophisticated research consumers and producers. This course provides students with an understanding of the methods of research available to criminologists, the connection between theory and data, and the ability to comprehend the logic behind statistical tests of significance. Understanding the development and testing of hypotheses, data collection, data analysis, and presentation of findings according to professional standards is the underlying theme of the course. PREREQUISITE(S): CRJ302