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Criminal Justice 104: Introduction to Criminology has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. Review the fundamentals of criminology at any time with this self-paced course. It contains short video lessons and practice quizzes that help boost your understanding of the field, and provides an excellent resource for getting a start on your degree.
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21 Chapters in Criminal Justice 104: Introduction to Criminology

21 chapters in Criminal Justice 104: Introduction to Criminology

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Lesson 1 - Victimology: Definition, Theory & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Concept & Cost of Victimization in Criminal Justice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Victims' Rights & Criminal Justice: History & Victims' Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Office for Victims of Crime: History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Understanding Victimization Risk: Lifestyle Factors & Routine Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28824].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28824].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Victim Precipitation: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Rational Choice Theory: Definition & Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30465].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30465].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Rational Choice Theory of Criminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Implications of Choice Theory on Social Policy & Crime Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Positivist School of Criminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Individual Trait Theory of Criminology: Factors & Biases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Trait Theory of Leadership in Criminology: Definition & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Effect of Trait Theory on Public Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Biological Theories of Crime: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Somatotype: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Psychological Theories of Crime: Assumptions & Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31540].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31540].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Sociological Theories of Crime: Overview & Features Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Sociological Theories of Deviance: Definitions and Theoretical Perspectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Definition of Economic, Racial & Gender Disparity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56660].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56660].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Chicago School's Social Disorganization Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31542].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31542].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Merton's Strain Theory: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Social Process Theories in Criminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56802].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56802].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Social Control Theory of Criminology: Origins & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Social Learning Theory of Crime Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Theories of Crime: Symbolic Interactionism vs. Structural Functionalism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37982].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37982].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Labeling Theory and Crime: Stigma & Retrospective and Projective Labeling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Secondary Deviance: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Are Violent Crimes? - Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19465].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19465].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is Assault? - Definition of an Intentional Tort Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Battery: Definition, Facts & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Robbery: Definition & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is a Hate Crime? - Definition, Statistics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19030].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19030].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Workplace Violence: Trends and Impact on Human Resources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20151].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20151].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Kidnapping? - Definition, Facts & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19441].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19441].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Domestic Violence: Definition, Causes, Facts & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19437].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19437].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Is Stalking? - Definition, Types, Signs & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19444].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19444].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(10, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - What Is First Degree Murder? - Definition, Punishment & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19476].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19476].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Capital Murder? - Definition & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56794].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56794].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Felony Murder? - Definition, Rule & Doctrine Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19446].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19446].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Serial Murder: Definition, Cases & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Second Degree Murder: Definition & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Third Degree Murder: Definition & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Voluntary Manslaughter: Definition, Examples & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19383].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19383].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is Involuntary Manslaughter? - Definition, Examples & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19459].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19459].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(13, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - What Is White Collar Crime? - Definition, Statistics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Occupational Crime & Law: Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56665].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56665].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Organized Crime? - Definition, History & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21562].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21562].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Extortion? - Definition, Meaning & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Money Laundering? - Definition, Techniques & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19042].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19042].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Green-Collar Crime: Definition, Examples, & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(15, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - Political Crime: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56666].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56666].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Crimes of War & the Genocide Convention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23491].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23491].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Espionage: Definition, History, Acts & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19485].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19485].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Terrorism? - Definition, History, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Rise of Terrorism since 1990: Causes & Major Events Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15936].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15936].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Domestic Terrorism: Definition, History, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19466].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19466].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Torture as a Technique to Fight Terrorism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is Cyber Terrorism? - Definition, Cases & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56728].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56728].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Counter Terrorism: Definition, Measures & Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(18, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - Role of Police in Democratic Societies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The History & Impact of Policing in America Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31546].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31546].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Federal Law Enforcement: Agencies & Responsibilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - State Law Enforcement: Agencies, Roles & Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31550].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31550].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Local Law Enforcement: Types, Agencies & Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Community Policing? - Definition, History & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19037].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19037].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Zero-Tolerance Policing: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(19, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - The Relationship Between Crime & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - History of Corrections & its Impact on Modern Concepts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28183].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28183].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Intermediate Sanctions: Definition, Purpose & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25021].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25021].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Probation & Parole: Overview, History & Purposes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Jails in the U.S.: Role & Administrative Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28186].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28186].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Prisons: History, Characteristics & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Prisoners: Characteristics of U.S. Inmate Populations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Solitary Confinement: Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Is Capital Punishment? - Definition, History, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19528].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19528].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Juvenile Detention Center: Purpose & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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