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Sociology of Deviance

This course provides an overview of deviant behavior and the processes involved in its definition, causation, prevention, control, and treatment. Topics include theories of causation, social control, delinquency, victimization, criminality, the criminal justice system, punishment, rehabilitation, and restitution. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze issues surrounding the nature and development of social responses to deviance. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Prerequisites/Corequisites
Take 1 of the following groups: Group 1 Take ENG 090 RED 090 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 2 Take ENG 095 ENG 095A – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 3 Take DRE 098 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Group 4 Take DRE 099