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SOC 215


The course explores theoretical explanations for criminal behavior, empirical research on crime in diverse contexts and policy debates on crime control and punishment in the U.S. We place particular emphasis on the intersection of race, social class and gender as a conceptual lens through which to analyze street crime, white collar crime and intimate familial crime. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or sophomore standing.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Social Science- or -Privilege, Power And Diversity SOC 100 or sophomore standing 1 course