Jun 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ ARCHIVED CATALOG VERSION ]

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CRIM 105 - Criminology

Number of Credits: 3
Criminology introduces students to the basic theories, fundamental facts, and problems associated with the science of criminology, while providing a systematic basis for the study of criminals and criminal behavior as it relates to the criminal justice system in America. Three hours lecture. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Summarize what criminology is and what criminologists do globically to reduce crime. (GE4, GE8, PG4)
  2. Examine the various methods used to collect and disseminate crime data. (GE4 , PG3)
  3. Apply the various theories of crime causation. (GE3, GE4, PG2, PG3)
  4. Solve various aspects of violent and non-violent crime. (GE7, PG3)
  5. Critique the impact of technology on criminal behavior.(GE4, GE5)
  6. Interpret the various types of crime control strategies. (GE1, GE4, GE7)
  7. Research and present information on a course related topic. (PG1, PG4, PG3, GE1, GE3, GE4, GE7)

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