2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

CJBA 362 Historical Perspectives on Violent Crime in the United States

3 hours 

This course examines the changing nature of crime in American history from the middle of the 19th century to the end of the 20th century. It focuses on crime by the different racial and ethnic groups that have played a significant role in America's crime history. Crime by these groups will be studied in the context of westward migration, slavery, racial segregation, urbanization, immigration, industrialization, Prohibition, the Great Depression, the World Wars, the black migrations, the Civil Rights movement, the social turmoil of the 1960s, and the new immigration of the post-1960s era.




ENG 201, and CJBA 230 or SOC 203 or HIS 202