Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CRIM 490: Special Topics

CRIM 490-007: Human Trafficking
(Spring 2017)

01:30 PM to 04:10 PM T

Section Information for Spring 2017

Human Trafficking will examine issues relating to the global and domestic phenomenon of human trafficking from a historical and contemporary perspective.  It will reveal how human trafficking presents itself in modern day forms and address the true scope of the problem.  The course will explore sociological factors that contribute to the growth of human trafficking and its persistence despite transnational efforts to criminalize and eradicate its position as the second largest criminal enterprise in the world.   The course will focus on efforts to align necessary governmental and non-governmental resources through effective collaboration.  In addition to collaboration, it will examine other strategies employed by community-based organizations, social services and law enforcement.  The challenges to effective identification, investigation, prosecution, and prevention will be explored.

This topic is approved to apply toward the following concentration(s):

  • Criminal Justice (CJUS)
  • Law and Society (LAWS)
  • Homeland Security and Justice (HSJ)

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-3

Recent developments in the field. Notes: Topics vary. May be used to fulfill requirements for different concentrations in the BS in criminology, law, and society depending on the topic. May be repeated when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100
Schedule Type: Lecture

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