NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
ADJ 235 Research in Criminal Justice ( 3 CR)
Presents research methodology--including
the development of research questions, quantification techniques, collection
procedures, analysis tools, and the means of establishing relationships
between theory, policy, and practice. Lecture 3 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of data location, research methodology, analysis of research, and preparation of a paper.
of all first year and first semester second year courses in the ADJ Program.
COURSE OBJECTIVES/EDUCATIONAL OUTCOME
a. Demonstrate the ability to develop a research problem and hypothesis(es).
b. Develop a written survey of the literature related to a research problem.