2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

LLS 250 Drugs, Crime and Law in Latin America

3 hours 

This course explores the problems facing Latin America in relation to drugs and crime. The course focuses on the conditions giving rise to crime, drug trafficking and drug addiction in Latin America. It offers a basic understanding of international legal and human rights standards and law enforcement efforts that apply in addressing the issues of drugs and crime. Particular emphasis is placed on hemispheric strategies to combat drug use and narcotics trafficking. This course can be taken to satisfy requirements for the International Criminal Justice major.




ENG 101, and sophomore standing or above or permission of the section instructor