Mar 22, 2023  
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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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

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 4 Units

Interactivity: None

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.

Credits: 3

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