CE 1202: Human Trafficking Awareness

CE 1202- Course Description

This course defines the crime of human trafficking and provides the student with an awareness of what human trafficking is in the United States. The historical content of the trafficking of human beings in the United States will be examined, as well as current political and social contexts.

This course is part of a three course certificate program. It can be taken separately or as part of the CEU certificate program. Students will earn continuing education units (CEUs) for each course they complete and will be awarded a certificate of completion that lists the number of CEUs earned for each course. Upon completion of all three courses in this certificate program, students will earn a certificate that shows successful completion of the Human Trafficking Investigation CEU certificate.

Please note- students do not earn college credit through this CEU certificate program. Transfer credit is possible into a degree program at CSU but is not guaranteed. Please consult with a CSU advisor to determine eligibility.


Course Textbook: This course does not utilize a textbook.

Course Cost: $325

Note: CE courses are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid, Military Tuition Assistance or Learning Partner Discounts.

CEUs Earned Upon Course Completion: 4.2

Course Length: This course is a 10 week, self-paced, open enrollment course. Once students complete the course with a 70% or higher within the 10 week time frame, they will receive a certificate of completion that list the 4.2 CEUs earned. Course must be paid for in full before student is eligible to receive certificate of completion.

Students can apply for an extension if the course is not completed within the allotted 10 week time frame. If students do not complete all assignments with a 70% or higher within 10 weeks, they will be removed from the course if an extension is not applied for.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe human trafficking in the United States and internationally
  • Describe the extent of human trafficking in the United States and internationally
  • Analyze theories of organized crime's involvement in human trafficking
  • Examine the history of slavery in the United States
  • Identify congressional actions that address human trafficking
  • Determine the individuals involved in human trafficking in the United States
  • Identify the role of non-government organizations within the United States in the fight against human trafficking.

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