In this assignment, you will explain how cultural views and values drive human behavior, and explain the importance of applying theory versus making broad generalizations to explain behaviors.

Prompt
In Module Five, you learned how cultural views and values drive human behavior. In this module, you learned how to explain the importance of applying theory versus using generalizations to explain behaviors. You will now apply this knowledge to using theory when analyzing criminal behavior in general. This application of knowledge will help you prepare for the submission of Project Three in Module Eight, in which you will focus on specific criminal behavior.

First, review the Project Three Guidelines and Rubric.
Next, in 100–150 words, explain how cultural views and values drive human behavior. Include the following in your explanation:
What is the correlation between deviance and culture?
How do culture and geographical location influence whether certain acts are deemed violations of law?
Then, in 100–150 words, explain the importance of applying theory versus making broad generalizations to explain behaviors. Include the following in your explanation:
What are the advantages of applying theory to explain behaviors?
What are the disadvantages of making broad generalizations?
Specifically, the following rubric criteria must be addressed:

Explain how cultural views and values drive human behavior.
Explain the importance of applying theory versus making broad generalizations to explain behaviors.
Guidelines for Submission
This assignment should be 200–300 words in length. Any references must be cited in APA style. See the Shapiro Library APA Style Guide for more information on citations.