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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

GEOG-251 Crime Mapping

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016)
This course is the study of the Geographic Aspects of Crime. Students will examine Crime Mapping with a comprehensive approach including its history and crime pattern analysis. The course will incorporate the use of crime mapping technology. Computer software will be used for data creation statistical analysis and to display crime patterns. This is a core course in the Criminal Justice program.

Course Outcomes
1. Create a properly formatted word processing document 2. Send, receive and open email including attachments email 3. Use the Internet for research and the identification of data resources 4. Edit and query database table 5. Describe the historical role of crime mapping 6. Describe the components of a properly formatted map 7. Perform basic operations with GIS software 8. Perform analysis with crime mapping software 9. Display crime data using computer software 10. Print a properly formatted map 11. Recognize and classify the types of crime patterns on a map 12. Ability to apply crime analysis and mapping techniques to current events