2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJ 2010 - Criminology

Analyzes the realities of contemporary crime as a social phenomenon, focusing on types and patterns of crimes, their causes and their impact upon todays community. Students examine the effectiveness, practicality and ramifications of attempts to solve social problems and control crime by passing new laws. Discussions include the composition, background and everyday behavior of adult offenders, as well as the various problems they create for the court system and society. Also examines new concepts and sentencing options designed to reduce crime and deal effectively with criminals.