ADJ 223 - White Collar Crime

Course Description

This course centers on the analysis of non-violent criminal behavior that uses the assumption of trust to engage in criminal conduct. Topics of discussion include: public corruption, fraud against the government, environmental crimes, corporate fraud, and other types of criminal deception to include computer fraud are also discussed. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Define the term "White Collar Crime". Identify the various types of White Collar Crime. Explain the impact of White Collar Crime on the national and international economy. Provide investigative strategies for the White Collar Crime investigator. Discuss victim-offender relationships and vulnerability of victims. Discuss governmental and corporate strategies employed to reduce White Collar Crime.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: ADJ 241