CJ 200 Criminology
U1T 2010 DLA
Senior Adjunct Instructor
Masters in Adult EducationMasters in Criminal Justice AdministrationBachelor of Arts in Criminology & Psychology
June 7, 2010 - August 1, 2010
Textbook: Criminology: The Core, 3rd Edition
Larry J. Siegel - University of Massachusetts, Lowell
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
For CJ200, all students will complete an essay, 6-8 pages (1,500 to 2,000 words) in length (excluding the cover sheet and bibliography pages) which compares and contrasts two of the theories of crime and criminal activity discussed in the course. You are free to select the theories you wish to examine. It is also acceptable to compare or contrast theories from different disciplines. In other words, you may choose to compare one of the sociological theories with a similar perspective in the psychological theories. Your essay should consider the historical foundations of the study of criminal behavior; and examine ways in which society responds to criminal behavior in terms of prevention and punishment. The paper should be written in APA format and have at least four sources, three of which should be sources not covered in the course. The essay should contain a title page, an outline, and a bibliography.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Core Assessment Paper
Break Down of Grade:
990 - 1,100
880 - 989
770 - 879
660 - 769
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
WEEK ONE: June 7 - 13
This week we will be covering:
Week 1 Assignment Checklist
Now start on Week One work:
WEEK TWO: June 14 - 20
Week 2 Assignment Checklist
WEEK FOUR: June 28 - July 4
Week 4 Assignment Checklist
WEEK FIVE: July 5 - 11
Week 5 Assignment Checklist
WEEK SIX: July 12 - 18
Week 6 Assignment Checklist
WEEK SEVEN: July 19 - 25
Week 7 Assignment Checklist
WEEK EIGHT: July 26 - August 1
Week 8 Assignment Checklist
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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92Academic 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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92Academic dishonesty undermines everyone's educational endeavor as well as the values of Park University. Plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty and it will not be tolerated.
Any act of academic dishonesty such as plagiarism, will result in an automatic "F" for the assignment and an official report filed with the university. If you have any questions on how to properly cite your sources please see the links mentioned previously and/or contact the instructor at anytime.
A specific example of plagiarism would be to copy and paste work from a website into your paper and present it as your own. If a direct quote is used it is imperative that you quote and properly cite (with an in-text citation)your source as well as listing it in the references.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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. 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 .
Additional Information:Please make sure to check out the course "Webliography" for additional materials and websites.
Last Updated:5/7/2010 1:10:00 PM