AP/CRIM4655 6.0 A: Cultures of Violence
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
Examines microsocial and macrosocial forms of violence. The course explores how violence operates as a form of social control rather than as a psychological impulse or biological drive. Myths and misconceptions about violence are measured against criminological, cultural and sociological theories of violence. The relationship between violence and culture is emphasized. Prerequisites: AP/SOSC 1650 6.00 or AP/CRIM 1650 6.00 or AP/SOSC 1650 9.00 or AP/CRIM 1650 9.00 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B.
- Academic Honesty
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Religious Observance
- Grading Scheme and Feedback
- 20% Rule
No examinations or tests collectively worth more than 20% of the final grade in a course will be given during the final 14 calendar days of classes in a term. The exceptions to the rule are classes which regularly meet Friday evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday at any time, and courses offered in the compressed summer terms.
- Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities