SOC 202: Criminology

online available

In this course students examine the nature, location, and impact of crime by exploring a broad range of issues related to criminology. Topics include the historical foundations of crime, the theoretical underpinnings of criminality, how we measure criminal acts, and a critical analysis of public policies concerning crime control in society. Students will focus on newly recognized forms of crime that exist within contemporary society in addition to criminal's relationships to the courts, police and other penal agencies.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/25/22

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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