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SOC 127 - Introduction to Criminology

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
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 formally defined as crime and delinquency is 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.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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