2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 362 - The Sociology of Crime and Deviance

This course examines sociological perspectives of deviant and criminal behavior within contemporary society. The objective of this course is to survey the current information and research on selected types of deviance in society in order to understand the personal and social structural dimensions of the behavior, including the implications for social policy and control. Emphasis will be placed on individualistic versus sociological explanations of criminal behavior, crime data and research methods, patterns of criminality and victimization, and criminal justice and the search for solutions.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 201.

Offered Fall 2013 and alternate Fall semesters.

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