Oct 26, 2020  
2019-20 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-20 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

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CJS 380 - Criminal Justice Theory and Practice


Credit(s): 3

Examination of how criminological theory has developed to better understand the theoretical framing that supports various schools of thought regarding criminal behavior. Starting with the classical school and moving through the various schools of thought regarding criminality that include, among others, the positivist theories, social disorganization (Chicago School), social learning, strain, social control and labeling. The course continues through critical criminology, feminist criminology and more modern theories, such as rational choice, routine activity and development/life course. This course is writing enhanced.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 131  and ENG 132  or instructor consent 



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