May 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JUS 428 Crime Across the Life Course (3 credits)

Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): JUS 101  and sophomore standing.
Taught: Spring only
The life course paradigm includes examination of sociology, psychology, and behavioral genetics to investigate the initiation, escalation, duration, and termination of the criminal career. The importance of genetics and biology, abuse in infancy and childhood, the role of parents and peers in adolescence, and the causes of de-escalation will be discussed in examining the offending trajectory and turning points of criminals.
Repeatable: No



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