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Fall 2021
Sep 27,2022
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The descriptions and topics of this course change from semester-to-semester, as well as from instructor-to-instructor. Prerequisite: varies with the topic offered. SOCI 390 - CRIMES OF THE INTERNET: This course will examine various crimes committed through computers and the Internet, such as identity theft, online fraud, computer hacking, and cyber-bullying, and explore how these different types of cyber crimes challenge traditional approaches of investigation and prosecution. The course also will assess the applicability of the 1st and 4th Amendments to Internet/computer crimes. In addition, a component of the course will analyze the role of the Internet in terrorist-related crimes, as well as law enforcement's efforts to combat terrorism. SOCI 390 - CRISIS MANAGEMENT: Managing crises in public organization is a vital aspect of public administration, whether the cause of the crisis is internal or external. This course examines crises and conflict resolution in interpersonal and organizational contexts. The course uses theory from behavioral and social sciences to assess, manage, and resolve crisis and conflict situations in a criminal justice environment. It includes the nature of and responses to crisis and conflict, as well as strategies for resolving them. SOCI 390 - SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT: Sociology of Sport investigates the institution of organized sport from a sociological perspective. This course not only examines sport as a microcosm of society, but also as a site where society is created, reproduced, and changed. Starting with the premise that sports are social constructions, Sociology of Sport looks at the cultural meanings that people attach to sports, the relationship between sports and the creation and violation of social norms, and the ways in which sports are structured, that is, set up and organized, to produce and reinforce relationships between different categories of people. The course devotes particular attention to the relationship of sport to various forms of stratification and sociocultural shifts in society.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online Course

Sociology Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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