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Spring 2013 Semester
Apr 23, 2014
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CRIM 4800 - Crime Mapping
Designed as a practical and hands-on introduction to various GIS techniques. Offers students an opportunity to obtain an understanding of how geographic information systems (GIS) are used by law enforcement agencies. Covers tools that provide a more complete understanding of crime locations and explores how criminological theory and geographic information together can be used to develop crime prevention/reduction strategies. Focuses on the strengths and limitations of various criminological perspectives, how they may be used to inform enforcement decisions, and how to use GIS applications to create maps that convey a clear message regarding the spatial distribution of a given criminal behavior. Prereq. (a) CRIM 1100 or CRIM 2200 and (b) junior or senior standing.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Criminology & Criminal Justice Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior
      Junior

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level CRIM 1100 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level CRIM 2200 Minimum Grade of D-

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