Metropolitan State University

CJS 315 : Sexual Violence and Child Exploitation

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course examines the causes, effects, treatment, and prevention of all types of violence against women and children. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, incest, sexual harassment, physical child abuse and sexual exploitation, infanticide, female genital mutilation, and sexual slavery.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/15/2017 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Understand the basic elements of criminal sexual assault and child exploitation, including offender and victim characteristics.
  2. Apply the theory and elements of criminal sexual assault and child exploitation to real world experiences.
  3. Evaluate issues facing victims and the criminal justice system related to criminal sexual assault and child exploitation.
  4. Analyze how criminal sexual assault and child exploitation affects different ethnic populations.
  5. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information