FFI4570EN - White Collar & Organized Crime

Course description

Focuses on crimes in the educational system, crimes in the economic and technological systems, corporate crime, environmental crime, and others. The course focuses on detailed, comprehensive analysis of the origins, history, theoretical explanations, and structure of domestic and international organized crime.

How this course benefits students

The goal is to embrace the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility

Why this course is important

Engages students in critical thinking, problem solving and decision making in contexts that are personally relevant to them. This approach to learning also involves making opportunities for debriefing and consolidation of ideas and skills through feedback, reflection, and the application of the ideas and skills to new situations.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Financial Fraud Investigation
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Dr. Anne Wade, Professor of Organizational Justice

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

students will have the opportunity to master the skillset for thriving in this sector as a leader for Christ. Learning to apply what is taught in the classroom to real life issues will allow the student to help others in the criminal justice field with an unbiased mind and thought process.

Missionally driven

Our tasks are to restore a sense of civility and responsibility to everyday life, and promote crime prevention and genuine rehabilitation for the white collar criminal.

Contextually informed

Unearth the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility, the meaningfulness of Christian social engagement and the ethics of church-state activism in the criminal justice system.

Interculturally focused

Understanding the fraud triangle and why people commit white collar crimes is essential in today's business world. Understanding the mindset of the organized crime individual will allow the student to progress in a career focusing on stopping organized crime.

Practically minded

Create a foundational instruction on addressing racial and cultural disparity in our criminal justice system, providing resources and training tools for those in the judicial, prosecutorial, and defense agencies, as well other members of the legal professional community.

Experientially transformed

The practical aspect of this course helps students to engage in the works of mission in the criminal justice system because of the character and activities of God and His mission.