SO 307 - Criminology
Examines various theories purported to explain social disorder as manifested in crime and delinquency. Methods of crime prevention, theories, and practices for the punishment and treatment of criminals are emphasized.
Prerequisites & Notes
S0 201 Principles of Sociology
Assignments: 4 Units
Final Assessment: Final Paper
Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:
- Understand the deeper implications of crime and theories of causation.
- Recognize the framework of the criminal justice system in the United States.
- Comprehend the cost of crime in dollars and in human suffering.
- Demonstrate your awareness of how individuals and communities react to crime.
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