Course Description

CJ 454 Wildlife Crime
4 cr.
Offered: Summer
Prerequisite: CJ 110 and junior standing, or instructor permission.

A focus on crimes against wildlife, both endangered and thriving, flora and fauna. Topics include the nature of the wildlife trade; legislation used to control and prevent the illegal commercialization of wildlife; analysis of specific aspects of crime, including poaching and animal trade; the role of public and private zoos and animal brokers; and examination of successful and unsuccessful international conservation programs.