SOC 5 Introduction to Criminology
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SOCI 160)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68
A scientific analysis of the nature, extent, and causes of violations of societal rules of behavior that are formally defined as crime and delinquency. Includes an analysis of the theoretical perspectives of the sociology of deviance on the criminal justice system and the impact of crime on society.