Social Studies

Criminology and Crime: Why Criminals Commit Crime! (FLEX)

In this flex class, we will explore theories behind criminality and why people commit crime; we will study criminological theory to illustrate real-world application.
125 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 71 learners

No live meetings

Over 8 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon May 30

May 30 - Jul 24 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jun 6

Jun 6 - Jul 31 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jun 13

Jun 13 - Aug 7 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jun 20

Jun 20 - Aug 14 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jun 27

Jun 27 - Aug 21 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jul 4

Jul 4 - Aug 28 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jul 11

Jul 11 - Sep 4 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time

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Class Experience

With a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, I am an online university adjunct professor of criminology, criminal justice, forensics, and sociology, as well as an experienced online high school teacher, having developed and taught high school courses for criminology, criminal justice, and criminal profiling, all online.  I also serve as a peer-reviewer for numerous professional journals.  I have studied these topics in depth and am well read on the subjects, and continue to devote time to learning about new developments, theories, and discoveries.  Additionally, I am I am a K-12 teacher, working with students of all ages.
All hand outs will be provided each class. No materials will need to be purchased.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Criminology will explore why people commit crime; it should be advised that some situations explored may be suitable for more mature students.  As a class for young teenagers, topics and content will be presented that is suitable for young teenagers.


Lives in the United States
Teacher & History and Elementary Mathematics Specialist
125 total reviews
524 completed classes

About Me

Hello!  My name is Katrina!  I am a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Minor in Sociology (completed in 3 years!).  I also graduated with my Master of Arts... 
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