2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 17, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOC 310 - Criminology

(4 credits; alternate years, consult department)
This course is a survey of the field of criminology. It examines the nature, location, and impact of crime in the United States by exploring a broad range of issues related to criminology. Topics include the theoretical underpinnings of criminality, how we measure criminal acts, the development of criminal careers, the various typologies of offenders and victims, and a critical analysis of public policies concerning crime control in society.