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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PBJ 366 - Organized Crime


2018-2019 Catalog Year:

A systematic exploration of theoretical and practical issues pertinent to organized criminal behavior. The organizational structures of traditional and non-traditional groups are studied as well as the historical background beginning in the nineteenth century. The impact of law enforcement is thoroughly reviewed with a special emphasis on illegal drug trafficking. The relationships between drug use and crime is examined from the legal and societal viewpoint. Additionally, the relationship between the political environment and organized crime including the infiltration of legitimate business is studied.

Prerequisite: Upper division standing and nine hours social science credit, or instructor permission.
Offered: Not on a regular basis
Credit: 3