SO 355 - Crime & Media (CJ 355)
(3 cr.) Despite little direct contact with offenders or the criminal justice system people typically hold strong opinions about crime-related issues. The goal of this course is to understand how media sources shape our attitudes and beliefs about crime and how we should respond to it. To this end, participants examine media involvement in constructing the reality of crime and justice. Prerequisite: SO 101 or CJ 101; Every Other Year

Spring 2017