CJUS 290 Human Trafficking

Explores the fundamental concepts related to the nature, concerns, and complexities of trafficking human beings, both in the United States and globally. The course examines human trafficking as a process of supply and demand, and the many factors that contribute to this crime. The multiple methods utilized to sell humans for labor, sex, and profit are presented. Human trafficking is discussed as a violation of human rights. The differences between human trafficking and smuggling, the typical victims and the beneficiaries of human trafficking, and laws enacted to reduce the growing incidence of this crime are examined.


3 credits


A grade of C or better in CJUS 101


Fall or Spring, as needed