Cross-listing: (CJ) Lec. Credit 3. Prerequisite: SOC 1010 or CJ 2660. Students must be majoring on SOC, SOC/CJ/, or SOC/SW. Non majors may be admitted by consent of instructor. This course provides an in-depth analysis of the victims of criminal activity including: the various challenges victims face as they seek justice through the criminal justice system; the risk factors and probability of experiencing crime; and, specific theoretical perspectives that center on the victims of crime. Topics such as restorative justice and victim blaming are also explored.