SOCL 270 Criminology
The purpose of this course is to examine the field of criminology. This will entail introducing students to the difficulties of defining and measuring crime, sources of crime, statistics and data, looking at the extent of criminality in our society through examination of trends and patterns in different types of crime, as well as review and analysis of past and present theories of the causes of crime. Offered Fall and Spring. (LA)
Prerequisite: SOCL 100 with a grade of "C" or better.
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