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SCPS College Catalog 2019-2020 
SCPS College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJ 1150 - Criminology

3.00 credits.
The Social World Core Course.Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, extent, cause, and control of criminal behavior. The course examines sociological approaches to the study of crime with an emphasis on current sociological and criminal theory and research in explaining how various theories account for criminal behavior. The course outlines how crime is defined, measured and studied; theories to explain crime causation; and forms of criminal behavior. (Can be used as a Social World by non-Criminal Justice majors)