Catalogue 2014 - 2015

CJ 235 Domestic Violence


3 cr.


PSY 101 or SOC 101 or CJ 101, or permission of the instructor.

Course Description

Domestic violence between adults is studied from an interdisciplinary perspective. The cycle of violence, dominance, and control are among the issues 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.


Formerly CJ 343.

Cross Listed Courses

SO 235