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SOC 2226 Criminology

This course presents a framework for studying the nature and the causes of crime and criminal behavior. Focus is provided through criminal typologies and the myriad of theories using multi-disciplinary perspectives.

Prerequisites: SOC 1101

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze theories of the development of criminal law and the legal process.
  • Apply classical and contemporary theories of criminology.
  • Identify the policies, processes and punishments associated with criminal procedures.
  • Assess scholarly works and scientific research in the field of Criminology.
  • Examine current trends, issues, and topics in criminology.
  • Analyze causation, etiology, and prevention of criminal behavior.
  • Analyze research on the cause and effect of crime.
  • Identify various treatment approaches for criminals.
  • Distinguish among diverse views characterizing criminal behavior.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Sociology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 362
Faculty: Johnson
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 14
Meets: TH from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y00
Open Seats: 14
Meets: TH from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y00
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Johnson
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 1
Section: 500
Open Seats: 1
Section: 500
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality BLENDED MODALITY
Open Seats: 27
Section: 605
Open Seats: 27
Section: 605
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: BLENDED MODALITY
Open Seats: 20
Section: 607
Open Seats: 20
Section: 607
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: BLENDED MODALITY
Open Seats: 26
Section: 609
Open Seats: 26
Section: 609
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Trumbull Correctional Institute
Term: Fall 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality BLENDED MODALITY
Open Seats: 27
Meets: M from 8:00AM to 10:40AM
Section: 604
Open Seats: 27
Meets: M from
8:00AM to 10:40AM
Section: 604