Nov 28, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAJ 451 - Crime in America

American crime problems in historical perspectives. Social and policy factors affecting crime. Crime impact and trends, offender, and victim profiles. LAJ 300 is recommended.

Prerequisites: Completion of the Basic Skills in the General Education requirements or DTA.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Summarize the history of crime trends
  • Describe the scope and nature of crime
  • Identify institutional sources of crime and crime control
  • Analyze the issues surrounding current and alternate crime control strategies
  • Demonstrate proficient verbal communication abilities
  • Demonstrate proficient analytical and writing abilities
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