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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 214 - Crime and Criminal Justice

The causes, extent and nature of crime in American society and the operation of the criminal justice system. Emphasis given to theories and dynamics of criminal behavior and to the efforts of police, courts and prisons to prevent and to control criminality.

General Education Requirements:  Social Contexts and Institutions

Prerequisites: SOC 101 or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3