FYCJ - First-Year Seminar CJ

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

FYCJ 102A.  First-Year Seminar: Hackers, Creeps and Cybercriminals   (3).

General education social and behavioral sciences course. Explores the deviant and criminal behavior of various cyber perpetrators as growing global problems at the individual, societal and national levels. Discusses various cyber behaviors, such as intrusions, scams, sextortion and interpersonal violence, focusing on prevention and basic cybersecurity hygiene. Each student has an opportunity to play the role of a cybercriminal, an investigator and a victim to fully access the multi-level impact of cybercrimes. As a final project, students present a case study of a cybercriminal of national or international significance with policy implications. First-Year Seminars apply as an additional requirement in the WSU General Education program; they cannot be applied as a divisional requirement.

FYCJ 102Q.  First-Year Seminar: Criminalistic Methods: What Would Sherlock Holmes Do?   (3).

General education social and behavioral sciences course. Encourages students to explore the use of analytical thought and scientific methods in their daily lives. Students examine how bias affects perceptions, decisions and outcomes of events. Using the concept that "every contact leaves a trace," students learn to assess, perceive and base philosophical decisions with an open mind. First-Year Seminars apply as an additional requirement in the WSU General Education program; they cannot be applied as a divisional requirement.