CRM 407 Gangs in America

Provides students with a historical perspective as well as identifying some of the challenges in defining and understanding gangs. Examines theories on gang membership, types of gangs, as well as causes of gang formation. Reviews research on law enforcement tactics, prevention programs, and intervention strategies for reducing gang activity.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

CRM 322 (C- or better) Introduces the topic and study of gangs in the United States.

General Education

Offered

  • Irregular