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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOC 373 - Gangs in American Society

2010-2011 Catalog Year

This course provides a socio-historical view of street gangs in the United States and will provide the student with a general overview of the nature of street gangs including: theoretical and socio-economic explanations of why gangs exist; the gang structure and process; female gangs; criminal activities of gangs; gang prevention, suppression and treatment techniques; and implications for the future study of gangs.

PREREQ: SOC 370 or instructor permission. SOC 371 or 372 is recommended.