SOCI 194 - Criminology

Description
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.
Credits
3
Attributes
Diversity-Domestic, Diversity-Global
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
36
Avg. Sections
1