Courses


Course Descriptions

CRJU 3200 - Criminology

Description

A study of the nature and scope of crime in society with an emphasis on criminological theories.


Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to think critically on issues involving criminology, analyzing and interpreting situations, events, practices, and cases.
  2. Demonstrate competence in written communication on issues involving criminology producing well-organized writing that meets conventional standards of correctness, exhibits appropriate style and awareness of audience and presents substantial material.
  3. Demonstrate a sound general knowledge of the criminological sciences.
  • Module 1: Introduction & Measuring Crime and Criminal Behavior
  • Module 2: Victimology & Early Schools of Criminology
  • Module 3: Social Structural & Social Process Theories
  • Module 4: Critical Theories & Criminal Behavior
  • Module 5: Biosocial & Developmental Theories
  • Module 6: Violent Crimes & Multiple Murder and Terrorism
  • Module 7: Property & Public Order Crime
  • Module 8: White Collar and Organized Crime
3

Credit Hours

Criminal Justice


Prerequisites

  • CRJU 1100

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