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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCI 21300 - Deviance and Criminology

Course Credit: 1
DEVIANCE AND CRIMINOLOGY An analysis of deviant and criminal behavior. The focus is on definitions and measurement of deviant and criminal behavior. The major types of criminal behavior that occur in the United States are discussed, followed by a review of several sociological theories that explain criminal behavior. The course concludes with a general overview and assessment of major agencies that comprise the Criminal Justice System. Prerequisite(s): SOCI-10000; or permission of instructor Annually. [HSS]