Criminology is a sub-group of sociology. It is the study of crime and criminal behavior, and its cause and related effects on society in relation to criminal theory and the sociological implication of criminal behavior.
Also in this course the scientific study of crime, including its causes, responses by law enforcement, and methods of prevention is studied . There are many fields of study that are used in the field of criminology, including biology, statistics, psychology, psychiatry, economics, and anthropology.
Following modules will be covered in this course.
- Introduction to Criminology
- Juvenile Delinquency
- Criminal Justice
- Social Problems
- Juvenile Justice
- Human Behavior in Criminal Justice
Once research is carried out, Ethnical considerations are grouped into 4 areas:
- Consent; participants must have agreed to take part
- Confidentiality; the details of the participant’s actions must remain confidential
- Avoidance of harm; participants should not be harmed physically or psychologically in the research process
- Avoidance of deception; researchers should be honest about the study’s implications
All project papers topics should be approved by the lecturer.