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The student will examine criminological theories that attempt to explain crime and criminal behavior and will consider theories of justice, particularly as they apply to the rights and restoration of victims, offenders and the community at large. As part of this examination, they will consider the methods that social scientists use to explore the causes and nature of crime, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence and employment of mathematical and interpretive analysis.
Important Note: this course was formerly offered as American Criminal Justice Systems and Policies. Students who have successfully completed 263604 should not enroll in this course.
Prerequisite: Criminal justice experience, Introduction to Criminal Justice or equivalent.
This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.
This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
Other Areas: The Arts | Business, Management & Economics | Community & Human Services | Communications, Humanities & Cultural Studies | Educational Studies | Historical Studies | Human Development | Labor Studies | Nursing | Science, Math & Technology | Social Theory, Structure & Change
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Jan. May. Sep.
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