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
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
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