Course Description
CRJ133 Criminology (3-0-3)

This course provides an etiology of crime and the understanding of criminal behavior. The course delves into biological, psychological and sociological theories that examine the reasons for such large numbers of arrested and convicted individuals. It also views the collection of empirical data and the statistical analysis of such information which supports each theory. The importance of such empirical data garnered from sociological research and how the research is critical to the implementation within the components of the criminal justice system are examined. Students develop an informed analysis of criminal activity through an understanding of the theories discussed. S

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