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Graduate Catalog 2010-11 
    
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 5600 - Corporate and Governmental Crime


An examination of the crimes committed by business corporations and government agencies. The course describes the nature, extent, and costs of these organizational crimes, explains the structural and organizational forces which give rise to such crimes and analyzes the problem of controlling organizational offenders. The course also examines the political process whereby corporations and governments come to be defined as deviant or criminal.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: SOC 2000 or SOC 2100, SOC 2600, and SOC 3620 and one other 3000- or 4000-level course or graduate standing.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students. 5000-level courses in the Department of Sociology are designed for a graduate student audience. Advanced undergraduates with at least 12 hours of Prerequisites and junior class status will be allowed to enroll. Prerequisites must include SOC 2000 or its equivalent in another related social science discipline and two 3000- or 4000-level courses (i.e. one of each; or two of one). Exemptions for these may be granted in rare cases with the written approval of the director of the Undergraduate Studies Program.



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