HSM 111 - Contemporary Issues in Crime and Prevention

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course will examine the cause and effect relationship between contemporary problems in our society and how they relate to crime and prevention. Issue such as substance abuse, domestic violence, DNA testing, the ACLU and the widespread use of the Internet will be discussed in their relation to the criminal justice system and Homeland Security. Cross-referenced with CJS 111. (F, Su)