SOCI3220-A Introduction To Criminology    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/25/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: M W F

Time: 08:45 - 09:35 am

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 104

Seats Available: 5 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive, definitive, and modern overview of the field of criminology. The course covers the nature of criminal law, major types of crime, and leading criminological theories. Students are also exposed to the workings of the criminal justice system, including police operations, court procedures, and correctional processes. Throughout the course, students use readings, case studies, and class discussions to develop their critical and analytical thinking skills.

Prerequisite: SOCI1010 or SOCI1020

About The Instructor(s)

William R. Beaver, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology
Social Sciences
412-397-5415 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 460