Sep 23, 2019  
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JUST 212. Theories of Crime and Criminal Justice


3.00
This course provides an in-depth exploration of theoretical perspectives pertaining to the two central realms of criminological inquiry: crime and the response to crime (criminal justice). Both classic and contemporary perspectives are examined. The course will examine why people commit crime, why crime occurs, why it differs across groups, and the objectives underlying crime control policy. JUST 200  is the prerequisite