CJUS 355 Race and Crime

3 credits, Fall or Spring (offered as needed)

Examines how the issues of race, crime, and justice are played out in the context of a diverse society. The course considers three major issues: 1) How the law affects and has affected different racial groups in American society; 2) How different groups vary in their involvement in crime and the criminal justice system; and 3) How different racial groups respond differently to the justice systems.

Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level CJUS course with a grade of "C-" or better