Sep 24, 2023  
2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 3353 - Criminology

Credits: 3 hrs
Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, extent, causes, and control of criminal behavior. This course explores patterns and trends in crime and victimization, theories of crime causation, different types of crime, and the overall workings of the criminal justice system in the United States. Included are research-based discussions of the effectiveness and reform of crime-control strategies suggested by various theories of causation.
Note(s): The course is being cross-listed with Justice Studies to support the Justice Studies Forensics and Criminology Track.
Pre-requisite(s): SOC 2301 - Introduction to Sociology   
Cross-listed as JUS 3353 - Criminology   
Banner Schedule: Fall