CJUS 335 White Collar Crime
3 credits, Fall or Spring (offered as needed)
Examines the various forms of white-collar crime as illustrated through case studies. Students will estimate the extent and costs of these crimes which will be analyzed along with victim and offender profiles. Legal issues, including questions of corporate liability, will be reviewed as well as examination of the theoretical explanations for white-collar crimes committed by individual offenders and corporations. The problems associated with the enforcement of laws related to white-collar criminality, the investigation and prosecution of such offenses, and the sentencing of white-collar offenders will be examined.
Prerequisite(s): Any 200-level CJUS course with a grade of "C-" or better