Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CRIM 210: Introduction to Criminology

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores and evaluates how crime is defined and measured, and examines crime patterns and trends. Provides an overview and critical assessment of the major theories of crime causation.


CRIM majors who are concentrating in criminal justice are strongly encouraged to take this course before or during the first semester of taking upper-level courses in the concentration.

2 Sections Currently Scheduled for Spring 2017

From the Schedule of Classes


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