2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
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2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

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.