CJA 201◊ Criminology

3 credits

An overview of the study of crime examining the major theories of crime causation, the extent, nature and distribution of crime in America and the societal response to it. An analysis of established social and criminal justice policies in relationship with victims and offenders to prevent, deter or stop criminal behavior are also discussed.

Prerequisite: CJA 111◊ or SOC 100

Lecture: 3 hours — IAI: CRJ 912