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CRJ 245 - Criminology (WE)


A study of the general field of criminology considering the general theories of crime causation and the impact crime has on society. 

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  ENG 110 College Writing I

Credits: 3
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Define criminology and explain the various fields that establish the criminology descipline.
  2. Identify the major research methodologies used by criminologists to collect data.
  3. Recognize the contributions of the various theories that constitute criminology.
  4. Identify classical, biological, psychological, and sociological theories of crime.
  5. Examine how criminological theories drive public policy and legislation.




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