An overview of the motivation and distribution of crime and the agencies of crime control.
Course Credits: 3
Prerequisites: Undergraduate coursework in criminological theory.
Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the psychological, social, and economic impact of crime in society and identify characteristics of major crimes, the impact on society, and the prevention thereof.
- Discuss historical and current views of crime when given allocated time during group discussions.
- Define cause and effect of crime when interpreting and communicating information.
- Discuss court cases in group discussions in order to negotiate at arriving at a decision when in a law enforcement setting.
- Using crime theory the student will be able to create a proactive SARA policy to address crime.
- Evaluate the judicial decisions that affect public policy and operating procedures.