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Course Code: CMRJ205 Course ID: 2559 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course will explore the sociological and psychological perspectives of sexual crimes as well as examine the legal and forensic aspects of rape. The impact rape has on its victims and society's reactions to sexual violence will be analyzed not only within the United States but around the world. Additionally the class will focus on aspects of causation and rehabilitation of rape crime as well as the proper collection, preservation and analysis of evidence in rape crimes.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Differentiate the sociological, legal, and psychological concepts, principles, and theories used in the study of sexual assault.

CO2: Debate the impact obscenity and pornography have on sex crimes.

CO3: Examine the growing crisis of sex trafficking and internet sex predators.

CO4: Analyze the underlying problems associated with juvenile sex offenders.

CO5: Identify the key issues surrounding prison rape, date rape, and marital rape.

CO6: Summarize current initiatives being developed to prevent rape in the military.

CO7: Examine treatment programs available to sex offenders.

CO8: Generalize the forensic technology available to solve sex crimes and proper evidence collection procedures.

Forums

Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.

Assignment(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.

Exam(s)

Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.

NameGrade %
Introduction 1.00 %
Introduction 1.00 %
Research Paper 20.00 %
Research Paper 20.00 %
Forums 19.00 %
Forum 1 3.17 %
Forum 2 3.17 %
Forum 3 3.17 %
Forum 5 3.17 %
Forum 6 3.17 %
Forum 7 3.17 %
Mid-term 30.00 %
CMRJ205 Mid-term 30.00 %
Final 30.00 %
CMRJ205 Final 30.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Differentiate the sociological, legal, and psychological concepts, principles, and theories used in the study of sexual assault.

CO2: Debate the impact obscenity and pornography have on sex crimes.

CO3: Examine the growing crisis of sex trafficking and internet sex predators.

CO4: Analyze the underlying problems associated with juvenile sex offenders.

CO5: Identify the key issues surrounding prison rape, date rape, and marital rape.

CO6: Summarize current initiatives being developed to prevent rape in the military.

CO7: Examine treatment programs available to sex offenders.

CO8: Generalize the forensic technology available to solve sex crimes and proper evidence collection procedures.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.