Jun 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

CRM 1000 - Introduction to Criminology

Credits: 4
This course explores crime, justice, and punishment. In this course, the causes of crime and the solutions and policies in place to deter or solve crime will be critically examined. We will also examine the social processes whereby crime is defined and detected, and offenders are apprehended and punished. The overall objective of the course is to examine crime and punishment within the context of the society and culture which surrounds it. These topics are connected to inequalities of race, class, and gender, which will be key concerns throughout this course. Coverage of crime and punishment in the popular media is also a central focus of this course. Required for majors.
Prerequisite(s): Social Science distribution requirement.
Fulfills: SOSC in LS Core