CJS* 201
CJS* 101

Students in this course develop an understanding of the crime by reading and discussing the leading theories related to the phenomenon of criminal behavior. Students will examine the influence of criminological theory on public policy and the administration of justice in the United States. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to apply the various theories in an explanation of the occurrence, prevention and reaction to crime in society. (See also SOC* 240.)