Nov 27, 2022  
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
    
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJ 718 - Gangs in America

3 Credit(s) This course examines the history of gangs in the United States, myths and realities of gangs, the nature and extent of gangs, statistics and demographics on gangs, gang structures and process, national gang trends, gangs and social media, gang theories, and criminal activities of gangs, including the link between urban gangs and violence. Special attention is given to best practices in combatting gang problems, including gang prevention, intervention and suppression. Three lecture hours per week.