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syllabus - Course Syllabus University of Central Florida...

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Course Syllabus Course Time: TBA Room: TBA Professor: R. Cory Watkins Office: HPA 323 Office Hours: TBA Office Phone: (407) 823-0365 Email: [email protected] Website (find syllabus): http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~rwatkins/ Required Readings: Siegel, L. (Latest Edition). Criminology: Theories, Patterns and Typologies . Wadsworth Publishing Company. Additional outside readings may be assigned over the course of the semester. These are designed to supplement the required course texts. The instructor will introduce students to supplementary reading material as the semester proceeds. Course Content: The primary objective of this course is to provide students with various perspectives that can be used to critically examine the etiology of human behavior. In general, this course will examine the nature and extent of various forms of deviant and non-deviant behaviors. Specifically, topics to be addressed include the development of law and the mechanisms to regulate social conflict, dimensions of criminal activity, victimization, and examination of numerous theoretical explanations for why some individuals or groups commit crime and some individuals or groups do not. Teaching Philosophy: This professor encourages discussion and participation during the class period as it will improve your understanding of the materials in this course. It is important that all people feel comfortable in freely
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