CLS 300: Criminology

Class Program
Credits 4

This course provides a broad overview of sociological and psychological theories of criminal behavior and social control. Students learn how to analyze theories and research on crime for the purpose of advancing theory as well as developing policies for crime prevention and control. Special attention is paid to how gender, race, ethnicity, age and social class contribute to varying experiences in the criminal justice system.


CLS 100 or permission of instructor

Semester Offered
Offered fall of even-numbered years