CRMJ3220-A Criminology (Fall 2020)

Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/31/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Days: T R
Time: 12:30 - 01:45 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Upmc Events Center HL5
Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the concepts of research and theory as related to the study of crime, deviance, and the criminal justice system. Specifically, this course is a survey of the causes and effects of criminality (sociological, psychological, biological, etc.) and the means taken to cope with criminal behavior. Emphasis is placed on the social context of crime, including examination of how different types of crimes relate to theory. Finally, the course will look ahead into the future of criminal theory.

About the Instructor(s)

Francis X. Hartle, D.Sc.
Director, Criminal Justice Programs
Social Sciences

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Social Sciences
412-397-6042 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Wheatley Center 317