Jun 23, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 3140 - Criminal Justice Data Analysis


3 cr. 3 hrs. Day course offered every Semester. Also offered evenings.

This course explores the ways in which researchers use data analysis in criminal justice research. The course focuses on methods of analyzing crime, using secondary data such as the Uniform Crime Reports, National Crime Victimization Surveys, NIBRS and other frequently-used datasets. The student is introduced to computer software packages, such as SPSS, to analyze data. Students will evaluate critically several studies, including their design, analysis of data and conclusions. Q

Prerequisite(s): CJ 2000  and CJ 3130  and MATH 1700 .



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