CRJU2230 - Introduction to Crime Theories

General

Course Subject Code

CRJU

Course Number

2230

Course Title

Introduction to Crime Theories

Course Description

This course is an examination of the different sociological and physiological theories of criminology, as well as a historical perspective of deviant and criminal behaviors in American society. This course focuses on different theories of prevention and intervention, the biological, physiological, social, and environmental causes of criminal behavior and delinquency. This course addresses specific topic areas of personal violence, property and white-collar crimes, crime victims, and crime prevention. Students are introduced to the concepts of criminal behavior profiling, and several high-profile criminal cases where it was used.

Min

3

Max

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