Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Sociology

Academics

Sociology 211. Criminology

This course provides a multidisciplinary approach to understanding crime and criminal behavior. The individual actor, the social environment, the law and the criminal justice system will be examined in order to better understand violent crime, juvenile delinquency, gangs, organized crime, white-collar crime, etc. We will also focus on the alternative of restorative justice.