Criminal Essay examples

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Class Schedule: The traditional class meets on Monday/Wednesday 5:15 pm to 7:45 pm

Course Prerequisites: NONE

Course Description:

This course examines the nature, location, and impact of crime in the United States by exploring a broad range of issues related to criminology. Topics focused on within the course include the historical foundations of crime, the theoretical underpinnings of criminality, how we measure criminal acts, the development of criminal careers, the various typologies of offenders and victims, and a critical analysis of public policies concerning crime control in society.
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transfers to students the vast body of knowledge and values accumulated over the ages;
VI. encourages students to think critically and creatively;
VII. fosters the development of intellectual vitality, physical wellness, and aesthetic sensibility;
VIII. forges a community of learning that is committed to the pursuit, discovery, and dissemination of knowledge;
IX. provides students with servant leadership opportunities;
X. cooperates with other educational institutions to expand learning opportunities for students;
XI. offers service and other opportunities to the greater community through athletics, continuing education, and cultural enrichment programming

The full mission statement can be found at:

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

1. To obtain an understanding of the basic functions of various typologies of criminal behavior.

Read competently in English from a variety of source types
Read with understanding, so as to be able to apply discipline methodologies and theories in the areas of Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics, and the Sciences
Be able to comprehend conclusions based on numerical and graphed data
Use a variety of discipline –specific methods to recognize the existence of a

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