White Collar Crime, Emphasis
Complete 15 semester credit hours with a grade of “C” or better from the following:
|CJUS 2260||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CJUS 3316||Environmental Crime||3|
|CJUS 2245||Corporate Crime||3|
|CJUS 2275||Occupational Crime||3|
All programs take a critical criminology approach to criminality and an understanding of the Criminal Justice System. The program will expand a student’s knowledge and understanding of the often-forgotten issues of crime. The harm and damage white collar crime has on society at the environmental, financial and personal level cannot be overlooked. Through a critical criminological approach white-collar, environmental, cyber, and corporate crimes are examined focusing on violations of criminal law, civil law, and morality. Students ascertain these issues to create research-based recommendations toward public policy.
- Inform them of criminology research into criminal and juvenile justice agencies (police, courts, and corrections).
- Teach them a critical criminology approach toward understanding our criminal justice and juvenile justice system to create research-based recommendations toward public policy.
- Introduce them to statistics and research methods of criminology.
- Provide them with a broad background applicable to the wide variety of careers available with a bachelor’s degree.
- Serve as a basis for graduate work in sociology, social work, criminal justice, life span services, or legal studies.