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Criminal Law
CRIMINAL LAW
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.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
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.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001