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CRM-101-90, Introduction to Criminology (SP13)

INSTRUCTOR: Jeffrey Tuer

SCHEDULE/DAY/TIME: On-Line; 01/28/2013-05/10/2013

Unit/Week; Readings; Assignments & Activities Contributing to a Grade; Learning Outcomes

1. Concepts of Crime, Law, and Criminology; Required: Criminology; Chapter 1, Crime and Criminology, Chapter 2, The Nature and Extent of Crime, pp. 29-61, Chapter 3, Victims and Victimization, pp. 75-86; 1.1 Discussion, 1.2 Criminological Perspectives, 1.3 Multiple-Choice Quiz; 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4

2. Theories of Crime Causation: Rational Choice and Trait Theories; Required: Criminology; Chapter 4, Rational Choice Theory, Chapter 5, Trait Theories; 2.1 Journal Entry, 2.2 Discussion, 2.3 Multiple-Choice Quiz; 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4

3. Social Structure and Process Theories; Required: Criminology; Chapter 6, Social Structure Theories, Chapter 7, Social Process Theories: Socialization and Society; 3.1 Discussion, 3.2 Journal Entry, 3.3 Multiple-Choice, Quiz; 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

4. Critical Criminology and Developmental Theories; Required: Criminology; Chapter 8, Social Conflict, Critical Criminology, and Restorative Justice, Chapter 9, Developmental Theories: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory; 4.1 Discussion, 4.2 Journal Entry, 4.3 Multiple-Choice, Quiz; 1.1, 1.5, 2.4, 3.1, 3.3, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2

5. Crime Typologies: Interpersonal, Political, and Property; Required: Criminology; Chapter 10, Interpersonal Violence, Chapter 11, Political Crime and Terrorism, Chapter 12, Property Crime; 5.1 Essay, 5.2 Journal Entry, 5.3 Multiple-Choice, Quiz; 3.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 6.1, 6.2

6. Crime Typologies: White-Collar, Public Order, and Cyber Crime; Required: Criminology; Chapter 13, Enterprise Crime: White-Collar and Green-Collar Crime, Chapter 14, Public Order Crime: Sex and Substance Abuse, Chapter 15, Crimes of the New Millennium: Cybercrime and Transnational Organized Crime; 6.1 Discussion, 6.2 Final Presentation, 6.3 Multiple-Choice, Quiz; 3.4, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6

Final Exam; N/A; Final Exam; 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6