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Human Trafficking

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Family Violence Issues FVI 2009 Three (3) credit hours

The course will familiarize students with human trafficking and the many forms this crime takes, including sex trafficking, labour trafficking, domestic servitude, debt bondage, mail-order brides, baby factories, child soldiers, online trafficking, and current laws and practices being used to combat these crimes. This course is cross listed as CRIM 2009 and SOCI 2009. Credit can only be obtained for one of CRIM 2009, FVI 2009 or SOCI 2009.

Disclaimer: Some of the content may include topics that students could find traumatizing, triggering or offensive. The material in this course can include strong language, sexual content, violence and inequities.

Instructor: Shannon Waite (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • This is a core course for the Family Violence Issues Certificate Program at UNB.
  • Learn about human trafficking.
  • Recognize the factors that contribute to human trafficking.
  • Learn how society and myth endorsements contribute to victim blaming and inaccurate information surrounding human trafficking.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 10 x Module Assignments (80% total)
  • 1 x Research Paper (20% total)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.