Crim/Soci Crime & Delinquency

SOCI 2310
Credit Hours
3

An examination of criminal and delinquent behavior in the United States, and its descriptive, empirical, and theoretical explanations. Social control in society, the major theoretical perspectives in the field, and developing theories and issues. Topics include the definition and measurement of crime, types of crime, theories if crime causation and social policy issues involving crime prevention. (3 cr. hrs.) (Fall, Spring).
Prerequisite: SOCI 1010. Upper-level course. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Social Sciences.