This course offers an interdisciplinary perspective of crime and criminal behavior in relations to the criminal justice system. Theoretical approaches to explaining crime, criminal statistics, and typologies will be assessed, and the influence of crime theory on public policy will be explored

  • Course Description: This course offers an interdisciplinary perspective of crime and criminal behavior in relations to the criminal justice system.  Theoretical approaches to explaining crime, criminal statistics, and typologies will be assessed, and the influence of crime theory on public policy will be explored. (Note: 3 lecture credits)