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Winter 2024
May 20,2024
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CJA 200 - Introduction to Criminology
An introductory, interdisciplinary survey of the study of crime, criminal behavior, and the application of theory to crime prevention and offender treatment. Topics include the development of criminological thought; social and legal definitions and classifications of crime; social, cultural, psychological, biological, political, and economic theories of criminal behavior; the uses and limitations of empirical research methods to the study of crime; and the influence of criminological theory on public policy.
Recommended Prerequisite: completion of WR 121
4.000 Credit hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Science Division
Social Science Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Social Science


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