DEVIANCE AND THE LAW
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
   

ADMJ 1220 - DEVIANCE AND THE LAW


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course will examine the concept of deviant behavior and how departing from socially acceptable norms in legal, social and institutional settings sparks certain emotional reactions from those who encounter or experience it. The course will also, identify what is deviancy, types of deviant behavior, who engages in it, what causes it and how in certain circumstances it violates the law by considering the characteristics of the deviant person from both a socio-cultural and historical perspective. In addition, it will outline various theories to deviant behavior.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis




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