CRIM-101 - Introduction to Criminology

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus, Online Cost: $365.28 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/CRIM101.pdf

Students are introduced to the discipline of criminology and the study of crime. They study several criminological theories and perspectives (historical, Indigenous, sociological, biological, psychological and critical) which provide explanations of crime and criminal behaviour. Additionally, students explore various typologies of crime as well as topics such as crime statistics, crime correlates and trends, crime and the media, fear of crime, and victims of crime. They critically examine current issues and matters related to crime in Canada.