2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 13, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AJS 225 - Criminology


Description: Theories of criminality and the economic, social and psychological impact of crime, victimization, and the relationships between statistics and crime trends. The study of deviance and society's role in defining behavior.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Theories of criminal behavior 
  2. Crime statistics and trends 
  3. Categories of crime 
  4. The impact of crime on society 
  5. Social structure and criminality 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and summarize the various theories of criminal behavior. 
  2. Analyze the relationship between crime statistics and trends. 
  3. Categorize types of crimes. 
  4. Describe the economic and psychological impact of crime on society. 
  5. Explain the relationship between social status and criminality.