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Intro to Criminal Justice

Subject: SOC
Course Number: 256
Credits: 4 Credits
Available Online: No
The course uses a sociological perspective to analyze the meaning of crime for a society, theories of criminal behavior and crime prevention. Emphasis is placed on understanding the law enforcement, judicial and corrections systems. Current issues such as police discretion, gun control, capital punishment and corporate crime are examined. (Prerequisite: SOC152)
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