Organized Crime

CJS 2109 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Examines the myths and realities surrounding organized crime. Topics include the nature and extent of organized crime, the factors that contribute to it, and the origins and opportunities/motives for criminal enterprise. Discusses the impact of organized crime on U.S. society in terms of economy and politics. Analyzes the interconnections between organized criminals and legitimate organizations and legislative and policy responses.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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