Madness, Pollution and Crime
This course will introduce students to health and crime. Topics may include crime as a public health issue; mental illness and criminality; the physical and mental consequences of victimization; occupational health hazards for criminal justice professionals; medical fraud, malpractice and abuse; environmental crime and pollution; the criminalization of drugs; the relationship between drugs, alcoholism, gambling and crime, and; the role of health care professionals in the justice system.
Additional Course Information
- 1.0 CC 200-level credit and senior student status.