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JUST 212. Theories of Crime and Criminal Justice


Credits 3.00 PeopleSoft Course ID 011798

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. Prerequisite(s): Justice studies major: JUST 200 . Criminal justice minors: JUST 210  or CRJU 215 .