2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

CRJ 356 Organized Crime

Examines roots of organized crime and its transformation from a violence-driven regional and national set of illegal enterprises to an international and technologically sophisticated set of illegal enterprises. Role of technology in controlling organized crime will be examined, as will the global features of new organized crime groups as they emerge in a wide variety of countries. Social context of organized crime will be a consistent theme throughout. Prerequisite: Upper division status.