Sep 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJC 3420 - Organized Crime

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CJC 1010

Description: Students in this course will examine history of organized crime in America and its impact on politics, law enforcement and the community. Students will explore the evolution of organized crime throughout American history, as well as the relationship between organized crime and law enforcement. Students will examine theories, politics, and policies related to organized crime. Students will also closely examine the history and development of legal punishment in the United States and the social consequences of these punishments, focusing on developing laws surrounding cybercrime and how the law evolves as criminal behaviors evolve in a technological age where transnational and internet crime are growing trends in the modern era. There is an emphasis on how these criminal and legal changes influence governmental institutions and society in general.

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