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Courses - Spring 2019
CCJS
Criminology and Criminal Justice Department Site
CCJS661
Crime and the Life Course
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: CCJS699J or CCJS661.
Formerly: CCJS699J.
Designed to provide an intensive examination of crime and the life course. Life course is examined as a theoretical orientation, a research methodology, and an empirical field of study with special reference to crime and deviance. Course includes development of criminal behavior and criminal careers; stability and change in criminal behavior across developmental stages; trajectories, transitions, and turning points through life; quantitative and qualitative approaches to studying crime and the life course; and social change and its link to individual lives.