BCJ 450
Domestic Violence
Online Course

BCJ 450 Domestic Violence

3 Semester Units

Domestic Violence serves as an introduction to the field of family and intimate partner violence. It focuses on the criminal justice perspective, bringing together the causes and consequences, along with an in-depth examination, of this type of violence.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore the early social-legal history of family violence.
  • Examine the current global concern over the treatment of women within the home and outside.
  • Discuss the value of research to understanding family and intimate partner violence.
  • Assess the consequences of family violence on subsequent juvenile behaviors.
  • Critique domestic violence protection orders, along with examples of available remedies allowed by the states.

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