Examines crime, criminal behavior patterns and the law. Explores crime, its context, and especially its causes. Designed to give students a theoretical, as well as practical, knowledge of criminology. Familiarizes students with the sociology of law, causes of crime and the control of crime. Covers basics in criminology theories, patterns and behaviors. Learn socioeconomic and sociocultural influences that have affected crime over the years.
Prerequisite: CJ& 101 with a "D" or higher.
Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Required for ATA degree
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.
Definition: Think analytically, logically, creatively, and reflectively.
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