PowerPoint Assignment: Transnational Crime (follow directions in attachment)


Unit 9 [CJ499: Bachelors Capstone in Criminal Justice]

Unit 9: PowerPoint Assignment:

Transnational Crime

Explore a culture that has been linked to criminal behavior. At one time or another all cultures have

had some link to criminal behavior, whether that’s organized crime, drug trafficking, terrorism, or c ivil

disobedience. In a 12 – 15 PowerPoint slide presentation (excluding title and reference slides)

complete the following:

 Identify one culture or ethnicity that has ties to transnational crime, and describe its links to

criminal behavior.

 Evaluate its role in transnational crimes.

 Analyze and explain how this culture or ethnicity has had an impact on systems of justice.

Be sure to discuss the role that socialization and religion play in shaping the beliefs of this culture.

Provide examples determining why these beliefs are formed, and how culture and religion shaped

these beliefs.

Student Checklist: Unit 9 PowerPoint Assignment

Criteria: Ask yourself the following questions. Not

Yet Yes


Did you identify all of the following related to a culture: 1. The

culture’s influence on criminal behavior, 2. The culture’s influence

on systems of justice, and 3. Its role in transnational crime?

Did you describe how a culture impacts all of the following: 1.

Criminal behavior, 2. Systems of justice, and 3. Transnational


Did you analyze and evaluate the beliefs of a culture and how

they impacts all of the following: 1. Criminal behavior, 2. Systems

of justice, and 3. Transnational crime?

Did you provide the minimum number of slides in accordance

with the Assignment’s instructions?

Did you cite your sources?


Unit 9 [CJ499: Bachelors Capstone in Criminal Justice]

Did you state the findings of the presentation concisely?

Did you support or oppose your position with insightful analysis?

Did you answer all the questions in a substantive manner?


Is your content accurate?

Is your content persuasive?

Is your content comprehensive enough to address the topic?


Did you prepare your presentation as a PowerPoint


Did you name your file correctly?

Did you use APA format to cite your sources?

Did you check your presentation for spelling?

Did you check your presentation for grammatical errors?

Is your presentation the correct length?

You may consult the Library, the Internet, the textbook, other course material, and any other outside

resources in supporting your task, using proper citations in APA style.

Directions for Submitting Your PowerPoint Project

Compose your presentation in PowerPoint and save it with a name you will remember. Be sure to

include your name, class, and section number in your Project. Submit your project to the Dropbox by

the end of this unit in the basket titled Unit 9: PowerPoint: Transnational Crime.