Sociology

SOCI1603Introduction to Criminology3 ch [W]
This course explores the subject matter of criminology and its relationship to other academic disciplines. Examines different concepts and terms commonly used in criminology, the specifity of criminology, relationship between theory and practice, the history and evolution of criminological thought, and the methods of investigation into criminal behaviour. The practical applications of criminology and the foundations of a modern criminal justice policy will also be discussed cannot obtain credit for both SOCI 1603 and SOCI 3603.