Recent Graduate Seminars in the Criminology Program

Penn State’s program in Criminology is designed to enhance students’ knowledge of the causes and consequences of crime, society’s response to crime, and the research methods and statistical techniques used to study these issues. Below are some of the graduate courses we have offered in recent years.

  • Communities and Crime
  • Crime and the Life Course
  • Criminal Justice Organizations and Institutions
  • Criminological Theories
  • Crime and Health
  • Crime and Illegal Markets
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Criminal Violence
  • Gender, Crime, and Criminal Justice
  • Inequality and Crime
  • Networks, Influence, and Crime
  • Law and Social Science
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Crime
  • Sentencing and Corrections
  • Symbolic Interactionism
  • Testing Criminological Theories