CRMJ3220-B Criminology (Fall 2020)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 4 (10/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Days: ONLINE
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room:
Seats Available: 1 Seat!
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)

John S. Ricci, J.D.
Part-Time Faculty
Social Sciences

ricci@rmu.edu
412-397-4200 phone
Hale Center 305
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