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SOC 127 - Introduction to Criminology

Unit(s): 3.0

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is designed for students interested in the subject of criminology. The scientific analysis of the nature, extent, and causes of violations of societal rules of behavior that are formally defined as crime and delinquency will be emphasized. The course includes an analysis of the development of criminal law and the administration of criminal justice, the patterns of criminality and delinquency, the impact of crime on social change, and the labeling, identification, characteristics, and treatment of criminals and delinquents.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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