Course: CRJ 102-0502| Asynch| Criminology | Professor Satenik Margaryan |Spring 2022

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CRJ 102-0502| Asynch| Criminology | Professor Satenik Margaryan |Spring 2022
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Department
Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice
Academic Program
Criminal Justice, A.A.
Course Contact
Course Code
CRJ 102
Section Code
0502
Term
Spring 2022
Category
Course
Course Description

This is an introductory and foundational course in the study of crime and justice. It is designed to introduce students to the various historical and contemporary theories and empirical research used to understand deviant and criminal behavior. This course takes a critical approach to the study of the definition and measurement of crime, as well as applications of these theories to practice and in policy. Offending and victimization, as these relate to specific crime types (i.e., white collar crime, violent crime, sex crime, drug related crimes, etc.) will be explored.