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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC* E214 - Sociology of Crime and Punishment (3 credits)

Code(s): BHEL
Prerequisite(s): SOC* E101  
A close examination of how society’s norms and social values interact with the criminal justice system. Students will gain an understanding of the relationship between society and the police, courts and other criminal agencies. Issues pertaining to violent crime, punishment, inequality and discrimination will be discussed. This course will also focus on issues regarding “the war on crime,” society’s fear of crime and other relevant, current criminal issues. Course Outline: SOC 214