CJ 370 American Street Gangs 4 cr. (4-0-0)
- Offered: Contact department
- Applies toward the perspectives on society (pers) general education requirement.
This course introduces students to the history of gangs, gang and gang member characteristics, gang life, female gang members, reasons for joining and leaving gangs, gang violence, prison gangs, and strategies of gang control. This course also addresses definitional issues associated with correctly identifying and classifying gangs and gang members.