May 28, 2022  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

LGS 135-Organized Crime

3 credit hoursThree hours weekly; one term.
Provides a historical examination and analysis of organized crime worldwide. Explores the history of organized crime in the United States. Explores the socioeconomic and political aspects of organized crime. Examines organized crime as a social subculture. Examines the legislative, judicial and law enforcement response to organized crime. Includes an examination of organized crime’s role in unions and labor movements, organized crime and the media, organized crime commissions and organized crime internal and external policies.

Crosslisted: Also offered as CJS 135 ; credit is not given for both LGS 135 and CJS 135 .

Note: This course is not considered a legal specialty course for the purpose of earning legal specialty credits in the Paralegal Studies Program. However, it may be applied as a general elective in the Paralegal Studies Program as noted in the program description. Please see an advisor before registering for this course.