Catalogue 2012 - 2013

SO 235 Domestic Violence

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

PSY 101 or SO 101 or CJ 101 or permission of instructor.

Course Description

Domestic violence between adults is studied from an interdisciplinary perspective. The cycle of violence, dominance, and control are among the issues to be covered sociologically and psychologically. The legal perspective includes discussion of proactive arrest policies, restraining orders, and anti-stalking legislation that have emerged across the United States.

Cross Listed Courses

CJ 235