2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 2120 - Gangs in America


Of the variety of criminal justice issues facing American society in the 21st century, none has a greater potential to threaten a free and democratic society than organized crime and gangs. Organized crime and gangs is not an isolated American phenomenon but has global origins and implications challenging all types of societies, economies, political structures, and criminal justice systems as it relates to violence, criminal activity, enterprising, and corruption. This course will offer a historical, sociological, economic, and legal analysis and perspectives of both national and international diversity of gangs in America. Prerequisites: CJ 1110  and CJ 1130 . Minimum 30 credits earned. (4 Credits)



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