sec340 | undergraduate
Criminology And The Criminal Justice System
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Crime and Criminology
- Describe crime, criminal law, and criminology.
- Identify basic crime typologies.
- Analyze how crime is measured and its impact on society.
- Explain the issues related to victims and victimization.
Political, Organized, Cyber-, and Consensual Crimes
- Describe organized crime.
- Identify political and government-related crimes.
- Define the different types of cybercrimes.
- Analyze drug abuse and trafficking, prostitution, and other consensual crimes.
- Define terrorism and its relationship to cyber-, political, and organized crime.
Theories of Criminal Behavior
- Explain the social process theories.
- Identify the rational choice theory.
- Analyze the trait theories.
- Describe the social structural theory.
- Assess the social conflict theories.
- Compare the developmental theories.
Violent, Property, and White-Collar Crime
- Describe the nature and types of property crimes.
- Analyze white-collar crime.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of security measures in preventing or mitigating violent, property, and white-collar crime.
- Define the different types of violent crimes.
Crime Prevention, Mitigation, and Control Measures
- Analyze models for crime prevention programs.
- Evaluate the impact and effectiveness of security measures in crime prevention and mitigation.
- Compare traditional and contemporary crime control measures.
- Assess the role of partnerships and collaboration in crime control.
- Describe the responsibilities of police agencies, the criminal courts, prosecutors, and defense attorneys.
- Analyze punishment and deterrence within community corrections and institutions.
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