Substance Abuse and Crime

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Course No: CRIM.6550-031; SIS Class Nbr: 1541; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course examines the dynamics of substance abuse, the interrelationship between substance abuse and crime, and the use of both criminal and civil law to deal with the problems posed by substance abuse.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Wilson Palacios
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Aug 11
  • Chat Hours: Wed 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: M.A. in Criminal Justice, Graduate Certificate in Domestic Violence Prevention, Graduate Certificate in Forensic Criminology

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