Sep 27, 2023  
2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog

SOC 543 - Police, Courts, and Corrections: The Sociology of Crime and Punishment

Units: 3

Grading Method: LCR: Letter Grade with Cr/NC available. The grading default for the class will be letter grade, but students can opt to take it for Cr/NC

Prerequisite(s): SOC 101 .

Historical sociology of the American criminal justice system. Development and functions of police, criminal courts, prisons, parole, and probation. Theories and ideologies of punishment and rehabilitation. Review of contemporary research.

Maximum Credits: 3