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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCI 2336 - Criminology


3 credithours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of lecture each week.
This course surveys various theories of crime, with an emphasis on understanding the social causes of criminal behavior. The techniques for measuring crime as a social phenomenon and the characteristics of criminals are examined. This course addresses crime types (such as consensual or white-collar crimes), the criminal justice system, and other social responses to crime.