2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 35323 Deviant Behavior

An examination of rule breaking behavior. This course will focus on theories of criminal, noncriminal and organizational deviance. In addition, this class will examine in some detail a variety of deviant behaviors. Included among the forms of deviance addressed are mental illness, sex related deviance, corporate crime, white-collar crime, governmental deviance, organized crime and common crime. Prerequisite: SOC 35101. (S, odd years)