Substance use and CrimeCourse ID: CJC 360
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Criminal Justice and Criminology
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course will explore whether substance use is related to crime, the effect of drug trafficking on communities, the policies aimed at controlling drug use and their effectiveness, as well as the implications of current drug policies and practices on communities and on the criminal justice system itself. Students will describe the relationship between substance use and crime, the effects of substance use and abuse on communities, and the implications of currents drug policies and practices.