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Course Details

Course Code: CMRJ303 Course ID: 2535 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines criminal behavior in relationship to various criminological theories and analyses these theories through a historical context. These theories include classical theories and current theories of crime as they relate to criminal involvement. Additionally this course will analyze society's response to criminal behavior through the assessment of legal approaches and the various aspects of the criminal justice system. Additionally types of criminal behavior and the systems reaction to these crimes will be distinguished. Research affecting social policy and public crime concerns are examined including social problems and social responsibility perspectives as well.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Describe the early history of criminal theory and its application to crime control.

CO2: Compare and contrast biological and psychological theories of crime.

CO3: Summarize how social control theory applies to delinquent behavior.

CO4: Examine the application of various theories of crime to the justice process.

CO5: Analyze society’s response to criminal behavior through its use of law enforcement, the judicial system, and corrections departments.

CO6: Differentiate types of criminal behavior and the justice system's and society's reactions.

CO7: Identify social policy and public crime concerns.

After completing this course, you will be able to

CO1: Describe the early history of criminal theory and its application to crime control.

CO2: Compare and contrast biological and psychological theories of crime.

CO3: Summarize how social control theory applies to delinquent behavior.

CO4: Examine the application of various theories of crime to the justice process.

CO5: Analyze society’s response to criminal behavior through its use of law enforcement, the judicial system, and corrections departments.

CO6: Differentiate types of criminal behavior and the justice system's and society's reactions.

CO7: Identify social policy and public crime concerns.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.