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Fall 2022
Jul 01, 2022
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SOCI 3594 - Criminology
TR 2:00 – 3:15pm
CBN 201

The course is a survey of the nature and extent of crime and delinquency.   It covers biological, psychological and sociological theories of crime causation; criminal typologies; legal and social definitions of crime; insanity defenses. Exercises based upon quantitative analysis of crime data are included. (Police, courts, and corrections are dealt with in a separate course, see Sociology of Criminal Justice.) The course has a mid-term and final exam; short quantitative exercises; and a research paper in which a criminological theory is tested with data.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Sociology Department

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