CJS 387

White Collar Crime

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 15, 2017 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

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.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Explain and analyze theories of white collar crime and corporate criminal liability.
  • Identify and examine common forms of white collar crimes.
  • Understand and evaluate issues presented in the investigation, prosecution and sentencing of white collar offenders.