2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

AJS 230 - Deviant Behavior

Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture.

Examines the basic concepts of deviant behavior; evaluates current literature and studies the application of current criminological theories related to patterns of deviance.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an understanding of the nature of deviance, its descriptors, measures and criminality;
  2. explain the issues of deviant behaviors, both in the United States and within other countries/cultures;
  3. research and compile a comprehensive research project which details a specific facet of deviant behavior, its effects on society and consequences of such behaviors;
  4. explain the relationship between deviant behaviors, real or perceived, and any crime which may occur as a result of those behaviors.

General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences.