CJS5570 White Collar & Organized Crime

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits

Course Description:

Focuses on crimes in the educational system, crimes in the economic and technological systems, corporate crime, environmental crime, and others. The course focuses on detailed, comprehensive analysis of the origins, history, theoretical explanations, and structure of domestic and international organized crime.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The goal is to embrace the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility; students will have the opportunity to master the skillset for thriving in this sector as a leader for Christ. Learning to apply what is taught in the classroom to real life issues will allow the student to help others in the criminal justice field with an unbiased mind and thought process.

Why This Course Is Important:

Understand what drives the white collar criminal in an effort to reduce the crime. Among the substantive areas which are covered are: obstruction of justice, perjury, bribery and gratuities, mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering. Understand specific federal statutes in considerable detail, while also speculating about the jurisprudence underlying these crimes, and related issues of prosecutorial discretion and attorney ethics.