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Class Schedule: The traditional class meets on Monday/Wednesday 5:15 pm to 7:45 pm

Course Prerequisites: NONE

Course Description:

This course examines the nature, location, and impact of crime in the United States by exploring a broad range of issues related to criminology. Topics focused on within the course include the historical foundations of crime, the theoretical underpinnings of criminality, how we measure criminal acts, the development of criminal careers, the various typologies of offenders and victims, and a critical analysis of public policies concerning crime control in society.

Required Course Materials:

Schmalleger, F. (2015). Criminology Today. (7th Edition). Prentice Hall Publisher. ISBN: 0137074859

Mission Statement Campbell University

The mission of Campbell University is to graduate students with exemplary academic and professional skills who are prepared for purposeful lives and meaningful service. The University is informed and inspired by its Baptist heritage and three basic theological and biblical presuppositions: learning is appointed and conserved by God as essential to the fulfillment of human destiny; in Christ all things consist and find ultimate unity; and the Kingdom of God in this world is rooted and grounded in Christian community. The University embraces the conviction that there is no conflict between the life of faith and the life of inquiry.

To fulfill its mission, the University:

I. presents a worldview informed by Christian principles and perspectives;
II. affirms that truth is revelatory and transcendent as well as empirical and rational, and that all truth finds its unity in Jesus Christ;
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