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CCJS325: Slavery in the Twenty First Century: Combating Human Trafficking

Virtual, Virtual
Terms offered: 
Spring
Program Type: 
Maryland Virtual
Non-UMD Students Eligible to Apply: 
Yes
Graduate Students Eligible to Apply: 
No
EA Advisor: 
Global Classrooms Team

GCThe trafficking of human beings in its historical, legal, economic, political and social contexts. Scope of the global problem, different forms of human trafficking, and regional trends and practices. Roles of government, the international community and individual actors. Strategies to combat trafficking.

UMD and non-UMD undergraduates are eligible. Register in Testudo for the following three credit course:

This course is approved for the History and Social Sciences (DSHS) and I-Series (SCIS) requirements of the General Education program. This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning (check Testudo for more details). The last day to cancel registration is January 22 for a 100% refund and February 5 for a 80% refund.

Dr. Wendy Stickle is the director of the CCJS undergraduate program at Shady Grove. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2009. She teaches courses related to research methods, criminological theory, juvenile delinquency, and human trafficking. Dr. Stickle is academic advisor to the Montgomery County Human Trafficking Task Force as well as the chair of the Task Force's Education and Outreach subcommittee. Dr. Stickle recently co-authored, with Professor White, the first social science-based textbook on human trafficking. For general questions, please contact the Global Classrooms team

Course costs are calculated based on the university’s standard tuition and fee rates.

Term Year Application Deadline Admission Notification Program Start Program End
Spring 2021 10/25/2020 10/11/2020