High School Criminology Course
Unlock the mysteries of criminal behavior with Excel High School's Criminology course—a fascinating expedition into the psychological, social, and legal aspects of crime. This engaging course provides students with a fundamental grasp of criminology, offering a comprehensive survey of criminal activities, the intricacies behind them, and the profiles of those who commit crimes. Ideal for those aspiring to careers in law, law enforcement, forensic psychology, crime scene investigation, or for anyone seeking to comprehend the complex tapestry of factors that underpin criminal behavior, this course stands as a pivotal starting point.
Through the curriculum, students will delve into the multifaceted nature of crime, starting with its definition and the major categories of criminal offenses. The journey continues by examining the dynamics of neighborhood disorganization and its correlation with crime rates, the implications of learning theories in explaining criminal actions, and the insights offered by anomie and strain theories on the genesis of crime. The course also explores the contrasting perspectives of control theories, distinguishing between static and dynamic factors in criminality, and evaluating the characteristics of effective rehabilitation programs. By the end of the course, students will not only have gained a thorough understanding of criminology's core principles but also developed a critical eye for analyzing crime and prevention strategies.
High School Criminology
Why do people commit crimes? In this course, students are introduced to the basic concepts of criminology, which is the study of criminal behavior. Students will learn about the different types of crime and why and who usually commits them. Whether you plan on pursuing a career in law or law enforcement, psychology, crime scene investigation, or just want to understand why some people behave the way they do, this course will provide a fascinating look at this growing field of study.
Textbook: Criminology - © Excel Education Systems, Inc. - 2021
- Define criminology and list the major classifications of criminal offenses.
- Describe how neighborhoods become disorganized and how it affects crime rates.
- Explain how learning theories explain crime.
- List ways in which anomie and strain theories explain crime and its sources.
- Describe control theories and ways in which they differ from strain and learning theories.
- Differentiate between static and dynamic factors and discuss the traits of effective and ineffective rehabilitation programs.
- Chapter 1: Criminology Introduction
- Chapter 2: Crime and Societies
- Chapter 3: Crime and the Community
- Chapter 4: Crime and Group Culture
- Chapter 5: Control
- Chapter 6: Labeling
- Chapter 7: Crime Risk Factors
- Chapter 8: Juvenile Crime
- Chapter 9: How Crime Affects Society
- Chapter 10: The Justice System
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%
How Much Does It Cost?
Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality education accessible for every student.