CJA231 :  Understanding Gangs and Responses to Gang Activity

This class provides the student with an understanding of gangs and gang members in American society. Topics include the history of gangs, the various types of gangs, the gang subculture, the criminal behavior of gang members, female involvement in gang activity, the reasons gangs exist, gang intervention strategies and the criminal justice system's response to gangs.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 3
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