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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSCI405 Violence as a Culture (3 cr.)

This course examines the historical perspectives of violence, causes of violence, why violence is perpetuated in many environments, and how it impacts society.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Apply the definition of violence as it relates to society and law enforcement.
  2. Understand the concept of the term cycle of violence.
  3. Understand the historical perspective of violence in America.
  4. Understand the impact of global, national, and local trends or events on the individual and community.
  5. Analyze violence as it relates to the root causes of crime.
  6. Understand the role of the individual and community in the resolution of violence.
  7. Access resources within the community to aid in the resolution of violence

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