Crime Criminology

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I chose to discuss: CJ 102: CRIMINOLOGY I- This course presents a framework for studying the nature and causes of crime and antisocial behavior. It focuses on explanations provided through criminal typologies and criminological theories, using a variety of multidisciplinary perspectives. Topics range from crime causation to the extent of crime, victimization, social and psychological theories, and various types of criminality including violent, property, and public order offenses. Quarter Credit Hours: 5 | Prerequisite: CJ 101 Course Outcomes: 1. Criminological Theory: Demonstrate an understanding of biological, sociological, and psychological theories of crime causation and discipline-specific evaluations of human behavior. 2. Law: Demonstrate the ability…show more content…
The general sociology shows, the American law, and how it relates to the crimes showing the patterns of behaviors. The researching and reporting of the skills will show the history of the crime, and how our Criminal Justice system uses it courts cases. My knowledge of forensic science will help me play a role on how on the social and psychology aspect of the crime will help our justice system. Most crimes are done within the Juvenile system as the patterns will differ from the adult crimes. The essential role-playing focuses judicial procedures in court cases. The Criminal Psychologist vs. Criminologist show both similar studies of crime their focus are very much different. One focus on the feelings and thoughts while the other may show the causes of crimes and how to prevent and control it through treatment. Both studies will show how to evaluate and diagnose criminals and give them the proper treatment in order to assist in cases. The criminologist can be a fascinating career, especially for people interested in research and the social problems associated with crime. This would mostly be a challenging career
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