Jun 20, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog
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CRIJ 2113 - Criminology


Emphasis is on theories of crime and juvenile delinquency.  Topics will include: street crime, organized crime, white-collar crime, terrorism and the role of substance abuse in criminality and delinquency.  Course will explore the extent and causes of criminal behavior, analysis of crime in relationship to other social problems and the nature of society’s response to crime. The study of criminology examines why crime takes place, the extent of crime; and the impact of crime on the wider society, the immediate neighborhood, and the family. Criminology also studies the measures and programs needed to prevent and control crime and criminal behavior.



Credit Hours
3.0
When Offered
Fall



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