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CCJS 105 Syllabus-3 - CCJS 105 Introduction to Criminology...

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CCJS 105: Introduction to Criminology Fall 2006 Syllabus Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice University of Maryland David R. Foster, MA Office: 2211 LeFrak Hall [email protected] Office Phone: 301-405-0170 AIM Screenname: DrCrime69 Office Hours: Tues/Thurs 1:30-2:30 pm Teaching Assistants (offices in 0208 LeFrak Hall) Nicola Smith ([email protected]) Sections: 0201, 0202, 0204, 0205, 0208 Chien-min Lin ([email protected]) Sections: 0203, 0206, 0207, 0209, 0210 Classroom: Armory 0126 (ARM 0126) Time: Course Text: Schmalleger, Frank. Criminology today 4 th Edition. ISBN: 0-12-170217-3 Cromwell, Paul. In their own words: criminals on crime 4 th Edition. ISBN: 1-931719-55-1 Course Description People have been committing crime for as long as there have been crimes to commit…and it is about time somebody figures out why. This course will introduce you to the basic theories that have been used to explain criminal behavior, a plethora of crime typologies and the myriad methods used to unravel and test criminological theories. This course will also cover relevant criminal justice and social policies designed to prevent and control criminal behavior that have their roots in criminological theory. Course Requirements and Grading Grades will be based out of 500 points. There will be three exams (each worth 100 points), and your discussion section grade will account for the remaining 200 points. Exams will not be curved and grading
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