BCJ 510 Drugs, Justice and Society

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BCJ 510 Drugs, Justice and Society

3 Semester Units

Drugs, Justice and Society is a study of substance abuse in our society. Topics include the history and classification of drug abuse and the social, physical, and psychological impact of drug abuse. Upon completion, students should be able to identify various types of drugs, their effects on human behavior and society, and treatment modalities.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Differentiate various types of drugs and their impact on individuals.
  • Recognize the social implications of drug use in society.
  • Compare different types of drug treatments and interventions used in the Criminal Justice System.


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