PSYC 0322

Forensic Psyc & Crim Behavior

Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behavior
This course will provide students with an introduction to the field of forensic psychology through the in-depth study of criminal behavior.Topics will include developmental factors for criminality, risk assessment and dangerousness, psychopathy, criminal profiling (with a focus on perpetrators of serious crimes), extremism and terrorism, and victimology and treatment.The material will be considered from a range of theoretical perspectives. We will read books, chapters, articles, and direct source material, and watch a few films. The class will be a combination of lecture, discussion, and student presentations. Students will have opportunities to focus on areas of specific interest. Not open to students who have taken PSYC 1030.This course will count as a PSYC elective.
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:
PSYC 1030 *

Sections in Spring 2022

Spring 2022

PSYC0322A-S22 Lecture (Nelson)