Study the cultural and historical influence of crime. Explore topics relating to the definition and meaning of crime and criminality; problems of official data; theoretic approach to causes of crime; and social and legal aspects of the criminal justice system with emphasis on roles of police, lawyers, judges, public and victims. Examine evolving theories and approaches to punishment, ranging from probation to capital punishment. Prerequisite: PSY 111 or SOC 111 and eligibility for ENG 101/ENG 101A. Note: Also offered as SOC 224; credit is not given for both CJS 224 and SOC 224.
Term: Fall 2020
Course Type: Credit - 3 Credits
Ways to take the class: Online
Start Date: 10/26/2020
End Date: 12/19/2020
Instructor: Lakshmi Iyengar
Class Size: 25 - Only a few seats left!