CRJ 201 Criminology (3 credits)

This course examines the nature, function, and causes of crime. Tracing the evolution of crime theory from the 18th Century to the present, focus is placed on the application of theory within the context of contemporary crime control policy, victimization and offender treatment within the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: CRJ 101 and ENG and RDG placement must be at college level or permission of instructor.