A minor in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation (FFCI) is designed to provide an introduction to the study of the growing number of non-violent crimes that are committed for financial gain through methods of fraud and deception of victims. The minor educates students in the areas of criminal and civil investigation with an understanding of the evolving problems associated with detecting and controlling crimes like embezzlement, identity theft, credit card fraud, insurance fraud, construction fraud, money laundering, political corruption and tax evasion. The minor will provide students with the tools to understand driving factors that are critical to the commission of fraud and financial crime and appreciate effective methods of fraud and financial crime detection, control and prevention.
Total credit hours required for minor: 15
Students should take the following courses in order listed below: