People and Society


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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    People and Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Jan Sokol-Katz
    • Email:
    • Phone: 305-284-6178
    • Location: 120 Merrick
  • Recommended for
    All students
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 1

Cognate Categories


A comprehensive survey of the problems of crime and the criminal justice system. Criminology is the study of the making, breaking, and enforcement of criminal laws. This coursework also includes a comprehensive treatment of the criminal justice system. The cognate stresses both theory and research; encourages scientific inquiry, abstract logical thinking, critical analysis, and historical consciousness.

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