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 0322. This course will count as a PSYC elective. (PSYC 0105 or equivalent)
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PSYC 1030

All Sections in Winter 2020

Winter 2020

PSYC1030A-W20 Lecture (Nelson)