FSLAW 602 Criminology

3 credits

Provides students with the opportunity to examine crime, criminals, the law, criminal behavior, and other social processes involved in crime causation. Emphasis is placed on the role of crime as a social phenomenon, the nature of criminal law, and related matters of crime in modern society. Students will examine criminological theories and their impact on policy formation in the criminal justice arena as well as examine scholarly criminological research for use in supportive analysis of theory and policy in the criminal justice arena.

Prerequisite(s): FSCOR 601, FSCOR 604, FSCOR 606