Metropolitan State University

CJS 387 : White Collar Crime

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice or instructor's consent.  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
This course presents an overview of white collar crime. Students explore theories of white collar crime and corporate criminal liability. The investigation, prosecution and sentencing of white-collar offenders are examined. "Crime in the suites" is compared to "crime in the streets." Issues related to diversity are explored.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/15/2017 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  2. Explain and analyze theories of white collar crime and corporate criminal liability.
  3. Identify and examine common forms of white collar crimes.
  4. Understand and evaluate issues presented in the investigation, prosecution and sentencing of white collar offenders.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
None