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Course Code: CMRJ518 Course ID: 2588 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course examines deviant behavior and the common definitions associated with it. The course further identifies what social deviance is and what is considered to be deviant in today’s society. The sociological and psychological issues are also reviewed as they pertain to the methods of sentencing and the criminal justice system's approach to deviance. In addition, the theories associated with deviance are also explored.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
CO1: Examine the theoretical foundation for modern thought and explanation of American deviance.
CO2: Analyze the basis for how we define social and illegal deviance.
CO3: Evaluate the causes of violent behavior in our society.
CO4: Examine the stigmatization associated with mental illness and its effect on society.
CO5: Assess theoretical perspectives of substance abuse and changing cultural attitudes about drug use.
CO6: Evaluate theories associated with political deviance.
CO7: Assess the relevance of sociological and psychological theories to explaining deviant behavior.
CO8: Analyze factors related to changing attitudes about sexual deviance and female promiscuity
CO9: Analyze the future of rehabilitation of deviant behavior
Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.
Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.
Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.
|Intro Forum||1.00 %|
|Forum Posts||39.00 %|
|Forum 1||6.50 %|
|Forum 2||6.50 %|
|Forum 3||6.50 %|
|Forum 4||6.50 %|
|Forum 5||6.50 %|
|Forum 7||6.50 %|
|Week 6||30.00 %|
|Week 6 Research Paper||30.00 %|
|Final Exam||30.00 %|
|CMRJ518 Final Exam||30.00 %|
Weekly lessons and assigned readings are available in the course site.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
Not current for future courses.