|CLASS CODE:||SOC 402||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|DEPARTMENT:||SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Elements of criminal law, analysis of police power, functions of prosecutor and defense, case law and statutory definitions.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||A case studies approach to criminal, law theory and penal codes enforcement and adjudication.
Theory of law, corpus delecti, acts and interests, major crimes.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||Students will understand the theory and application of criminal laws.|
|REQUIREMENTS:||Two exams with practical situations and a major term paper.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Introductory courses should be taken before this course.
English 315 should have been completed or be concurrently enrolled.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|