CJUS 285 Criminology

3 credits

Examines the nature and extent of criminology. This course places emphasis on past and current theories of crime; typologies of crime; and programs for the prevention, control, and treatment of crime. Students will explore criminal behavior from a variety of theoretical and historical perspectives. In addition, students will develop a better understanding of how crime, criminal behavior, and the criminal justice system are related.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in CJUS 101