Mar 30, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2012 - 2013 
    
Graduate Catalog 2012 - 2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

SOC 535 - Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime

(4 credits)
A sociological examination of key theoretical and empirical issues in licit and illicit drug use and alcohol misuse, their relationships to crime, and criminal justice system responses in the United States.The course emphasizes the history of drug and alcohol use in the U.S; laws pertaining to drugs and alcohol; links between law creation and race/ethnicity; methodological issues associated with the study of alcohol and drugs; the etiology and epidemiology of substance use and criminality from competing paradigms.No prerequisite or special consent required.


Click here for the schedule of courses



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)