2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Oct 02, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog

AJS 280 - Criminology

Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture.

Deviance and society’s role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime and victimization; relationships between statistics and crime trends.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
demonstrate by their scores on written assignments and exams, mastery of the basic business skills necessary to perform the following:

  1. problem solving techniques;
  2. instruction interpretation;
  3. understanding of criminal justice vocabulary;                 
  4. explain the concepts of crime, law, and criminology;                   
  5. explain the theories of crime causation;
  6. describe the nature of economic crimes and how those crimes affect the national interests.   

General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences.