Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Homelessness and Crime (JUSTA490-001) examines social problems associated with homelessness, including crime and victimization

Homelessness and Crime (JUSTA490-001) flyer
What are best practices to move people out of homelessness? How do we deal with crime and other social problems associated with homelessness? How can we reduce the very high rates of victimization among homeless people? Who becomes homeless and why?

These question will be examined in Homelessness and Crime (JUSTA490-001). This Spring 2019 elective course will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:15 AM.

  • CRN: 37056 (Note: There are multiple sections of JUST A490. Be sure to use the right CRN for this course!)
  • Catalog description: JUST A490 is a variable topics course which addresses current issues. Topics of national interest as well as those peculiar to Alaska will be included. 
  • Special note: JUST A490 may be repeated once for credit with a change in subtitle. 
  • Prerequisites: JUST A11O with Junior or Senior standing (exceptions made upon instructor approval). Ask about an override if you have a Social Science GER other than JUST A110.

For more information, contact Prof. Sharon Chamard at or 786-1813.

Registration for Spring 2019 courses begins on November 12 for seniors and November 13 for juniors.