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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SOC 342
Title Principles of Criminology
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites SOC201 or permission of Department Chairperson


The development of theories of criminality; extent and typology of crime in the United States. Changing attitudes toward the criminal and their effects upon the field of corrections; the effects of social change upon the climate of violence in society. Three lecture hours per week. Open only to Juniors and Seniors.