PSS 330 - Advanced Theories of Criminology and Justice

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: COMPLETION OF CJS or HSM TRACK or DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION)

Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of various criminological theories for criminal behavior. Students will examine theories as they developed through history and how they impact social policy and the criminal justice system. The course will discuss various theories of crime and contemporary theories of ‘justice’ and peacemaking, both in the United States and internationally. (F)