Addiction and Crime
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course examines historical, sociological, biological, and psychological explanations of substance abuse and addiction. Students will learn about the prevalence of substance abuse problems in Canada. Cultural, gender, and youth trends in legal drug use and illegal drug use may be considered. The link between substance use and crime/violence is a focus of exploration in the course. Students will also evaluate the effectiveness of legal responses to substance abuse.

Additional Course Information
CC100 or CC102 or HS201.