CJ 200 Criminology
S1H 2007 BU
Smart, Stephanie J.
January 8, 2007 - March 4, 2007
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Textbook:Eighth Edition Introduction to Criminology, Theories, Methods, and Criminal Behavior Frank E. Hagan Course Description:An examination of the nature and extent of crime and theories of criminal causation, as well as societal reactions to criminal behavior. 3:0:3
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, reading, dialogues, examinations, videos, current event articles and writings.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Examinations, presentations, papers and current events articles relating to criminal justice
Examinations Two 30 percent each 60 percent
Research paper and presentation 30 percent Class Participation 10 percent Letter grades will be assigned as follows: 90-100 A 80-89 B 70-79 C 60-69 D Below 60 F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission of course material will result in a reduction of grade by 10 points per class period.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are required to participate in class discussions in an orderly and respectful manner. Students are not to disrupt the class under any circumstances. Any problems or concerns should be addressed individually to the professor.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:Day Date Chapters Mon. January 8 1 & 2 Introduction; Research Methods Wed. January 10 3 General Characteristics of CrimeMon. January 15 4 Criminological Theory IWed. January 17 5 Criminological Theory IIMon. January 22 6 Criminological Theory IIIWed. January 24 Test Chapters 1-6 Mon. January 29 7 Violent Crimes Wed. January 31 8 Property CrimeMon. February 5 9 & 10 Professional & Occupational CrimeWed. February 7 - Research Papers - Mon. February 12 - Research Papers Wed. February 14 11 & 12 Organizational/Corporate/Political Mon. February 19 13 Organized CrimeWed. February 21 14 Public Order CrimeMon. February 26- Review - Wed. February 28 FINAL EXAMINATION
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