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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 447 - White-collar and Organization Crime

This course explores crimes by and against social organizations. Crimes by the organization include illegal behavior by corporations, governments, and crime syndicates. Crimes against the organization include illegal acts by trusted professionals.

Prerequisite: SOC 107.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and discuss repertoires of white-collar crime and demonstrate an understanding of their embeddedness in socioeconomic markets of exchange.
  • Identify and discuss the organization’s embedded relationships with peers, their rivals, their suppliers, their customers or clients, their access to capital, securities markets, and production markets.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between principals and agents and the social functions of trust in socioeconomic exchange.
  • Identify and discuss the social structural contingencies related to organizational cohesion or disintegration in political conspiracies.
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