Criminal Justice

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CRJ 362
Title Theories of Crime and Justice
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites CRJ 101
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2476 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 8:00am - 9:15am HB-112 Forrest R Rodgers
02 2477 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 W 9:25am - 10:40am HB-113 Amanda Orcutt
03 2478 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 W 12:15pm - 1:30pm HB-112 Anne M Sullivan


This course provides an overview of the major theories of crime and justice and helps students developing writing skills. The causes, correlates and measures of crime will be examined, as presented in theories and empirically tested through relevant research. Topics include the evaluation of theories and their application to criminal justice policies and programs. Three lecture hours per week. CRJ Major Requirement.