CRJ-120 - Criminology

3 credits

This course explores the study of crime. This includes the concepts of crime, law and criminology. Major emphasis is given to the theorists and their theories or crime causation. The history of criminology is explored in detail. Crime Typologies are covered. The agencies of the criminal justice system and their effect on the study of criminology are also explored.

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Behavioral and Social Sciences requirements.

Previously known as: LECJ-120