Featured Fall 2019 Class with Professor Barak
CRJ 418/518: Criminal Justice Research Methods
This course provides an introduction to methods of data collection and analysis, as well as a discussion of research design and the philosophy of social science, within the context of the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Attention is given to quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methodologies. Taught by Dr. Maya Barak, it will be offered on Wednesdays from 2:00-4:45 p.m.
Featured Fall 2019 Class with Professor Rodriguez
CRJ 475: Digital Evidence
Taught by Professor Dan Rodriguez, the Assistant Chief of the Farmington Hills Police Department, this course is a detailed approach to how computers and networks function, how they can be involved in virtually any type of crime, and how they can be used as a source of evidence. Students will analyze relevant legal issues and specific investigative and forensic processes related to technology. This course examines how deductive criminal profiling, a systemic approach to focusing an investigation and understanding criminal motivations, is utilized to locate and apprehend offenders. It will be offered on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:45 p.m.