Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

CC316
Organized Crime: International Perspectives
0.5 Credit

This course will examine international perspectives of organized crime. Students will learn about the historical backgrounds, contemporary patterns, and emergent trends within International Organized Crime groups. Students will be exposed to the criminal activities, organizational hierarchy, rules and regulations, level of sophistication and law enforcement responses to transnational organized crime. Some of the organized crime groups that may be explored include: the Sicilian Mafia, Camorra, Ndrangheta, Russian Mafiya, Yakuza, Triads and Tongs, Columbian and Mexican Cartels.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
CC100 and CC205, or permission from the Criminology program co-ordinator.