CJ 200 Criminology
S2B 2006 BL
DeAngelis, George A.
March 13-May 3, 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Crime and Criminology Reid, Sue Titus 11th Edition
McGraw Hill ISBN 0-07-2988584
Course Description: An examination of the nature and extent of crime and theories of crime causation, as well as the societal reaction of criminal behavior. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philisophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, course readings, quizzes, examinations, internet research, and class discussions. The facilitator will encourage each student to explore new ideas in a friendly, relaxed environment conducive to communication and participation.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Mid Term Exam 35%
Final Exam 35%
4 Quizzes 20%
Attend & Participation 10%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work will not be accepted unless prior arrangement was made with the facilitator.
Quizzes or exams missed as a result of an unexcused absence will not be be made-up.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to attend class and attendance is an important part of final grade. Students are expected to remain in class for the entire class period. Early excuses must be approved by facilitator. Determination of excused or unexcused absences remains with the discretion of the facilitator as per Park University policy. Excessive absences is grounds for dismissal from the course. Students who are disrespectful, abusive, rude, or unruly towards other students and or faculty, will be removed from the class and are grounds for dismissal. Plagerism and dishonesty will not be tolerated in any degree or manner.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: March 13 Course Intro & Chapter 1
March 15 Chapter 1
March 20 Chapter 2
March 22 Chapter 3 Quiz #1 (Chapters 1&2)
March 27 Chapter 4
March 29 Chapter 5
April 03 Chapter 6 Quiz #2 (Chapters 3,4,&5)
April 05 Chapter 6 Review Mid-Term Exam
April 10 Mid-Term Exam Chapters 1-6
April 12 Chapter 7
April 17 Chapter 7
April 19 Chapter 8 Quiz#3 (Chapter 7)
April 24 Chapter 10
April 26 Chapter 14 Quiz #4 (Chapters 8 & 10)
May 01 Chapter 15 Review Final Exam
May 03 Final Exam Chapters 7,8,10,14,&15
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .