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2017-2018 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 202 - Drugs, Crime, and Society

Semester Hours: 3
The main focus of this course will be on examining a variety of contemporary issues in the interconnection between drugs and crime. These areas include the theories of how drugs and crime interact, what recreational drugs do to the human body and the offender, policing strategies for the war on drugs, drug courts, drug intervention and rehabilitation, and its impact on our correctional populations. The controversies surrounding states approaches to these topics and contemporary news/legislation will provide a context for class discussion and debate.

Pre-requisites: none.

Offered: occasionally.

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