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    William Paterson University
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

CCJ 3680 Criminology


This course will introduce to the students an overview of (1) the concepts of crime, law and criminology; (2) theories of crime causation; (3) the nature and extent and patterns of different kinds of crimes and social reactions towards the crimes in the American society; and (4) relevant crimes and social policies in other countries. As a writing intensive course, students will engage in writing both as a means to learn the concepts and theories outlined above and as a way to train themselves in conventional styles of criminological writing. Course offered Fall and Spring Semesters. Prerequisite(s): CCJ 2610  Cross Listed Course(s): SOC 3680
Credits: 3.0