May 28, 2024  
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CCJ 231 - Introduction to Criminology


4 credits
Surveys descriptive, empirical, and theoretical issues in the study of crime and delinquency. Considers the roles of social, cultural, economic, political, psychological, chemical, biological, and ideological factors in the causes and treatment of criminal behaviors. Exposes students to the major theoretical perspectives in the field, as well as to the critiques and uses of these perspectives in the prevention of and response to crime.
Approved for General Education: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Capacity, University Studies - F Strand
Grade mode designated on a CRN basis each term. Students should consult current term schedule.



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