Dec 06, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAJ 459 - Current Issues

Current legal, correctional, and enforcement issues will be explored. LAJ 300 is recommended. By permission.

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:

  • Discuss the nature and dynamics of criminal behavior and society’s response to this behavior.
  • Discuss the various theories that social science scholars use to account for individual (micro) and societal (macro) level variations in crime.
  • Explain how specific institutional, subcultural, and individual-level aspects of American life contribute to the growing crime problem.
  • Analyze potential strategies and approaches that might be used to counter the harmful effects of institutional, cultural, and individual-level risk factors.
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