Criminal Justice

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Graduate Course Details
Number CRJ 800A
Title Theories of Crime
Credits 3.0
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 1031 9/7/16 - 9/7/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm HB-111 Forrest R Rodgers
9/21/16 - 9/21/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm HB-111
10/5/16 - 10/5/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm HB-111
10/19/16 - 10/19/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm HB-111
11/2/16 - 11/2/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm HB-111
11/16/16 - 11/16/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm HB-111
11/30/16 - 11/30/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm HB-111
12/14/16 - 12/14/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm HB-111

Description

This course provides students with an understanding of the major theories of crime causation developed over the last three centuries. Special attention is devoted to issues related to the measurement of crime and what can be discerned from the available empirical data about the nature and extent of crime. In addition, explanations of various crime types such as violent and white-collar crime are highlighted and discussed.