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SOC 367. Criminology

Credits: 3
Department: Sociology
Description: Definition, extent and distribution, theoretical intepretations of causality, and methods of treatment of criminal behavior.
Prerequisites: SOC 111, SOC 160, SOC 177, SOC 195, SOC 200, SOC 201, SOC 268, SOC 273
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will examine how crimes are defined and measured.
2. Students will examine how law and inequality are related.
3. Students will analyze major theories of crime.
4. Students will categorize types of crimes and profiles of offenders.
5. Students will evaluate existing policies, practices, and programs regarding crime and society's response to crime.
6. Students will use verifiable knowledge to examine crime, offenders, and policies.

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