2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

SOC 203 Criminology

3 hours 

This course introduces students to the subject of criminology by discussing the main theoretical perspectives and issues. It focuses on the problems of definition and measurement and the main ways in which crime can be explained and controlled. In addition, the course considers how crime is represented, for example, by the mass media, the unequal distribution of crime within society; the relationship between victims and offenders, and the social and political context of debates on crime and social control.




ENG 101 and SOC 101