Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
SOC 313-1 Selected Topics in Applied Sociology: Terrorism and Organized Crime 3 sem. hrs.
Issues covered in this course include, but are not limited to, a broad review of definitions of terrorism, its history, motivations behind terrorist actions, types and theories of terrorism. Furthermore, students will explore the consequences of terrorism in terms of social responses to terrorism, as well as the political costs of such responses and the possibility of preventing terrorism in the future. This class is also designed to familiarize students with the links between terrorism and organized crime; subjects of which may include organized hate crime, sex trafficking, drug trafficking, arms trafficking, cybercrime, and white collar corruption. Prerequisite: SOC 101 or SOC 204. Next offered TBA.
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