NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    
    Aug 19, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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SOC 2400 - Criminology


This course examines the question of crime causation from legal, social, political, psychological, and theoretical perspectives. It introduces the nature of crime, statistics of criminal behavior, and explanations of criminal sanctions. It outlines the history and general development of criminology. Students discuss how criminal behavior affects our society. They critique the use of statistics, their validity and significance in criminological research. This course is cross-listed with SOC 2400 Criminology.

Cross-listed: CRMJ 2400 - Criminology

Credits: 3

Contact Hours: 3 lecture hrs/week

Comments: This course is cross-llisted with CRMJ 2400 Criminology



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