Aug 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog (March 2018) 
    
2017-2018 Catalog (March 2018)
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CRJS 5137 - The Nature of Crime and Criminology


(5 cr.) Students in this course are introduced to contemporary views and theories of maladaptive and criminal behavior. They examine a broad conceptualization of criminal behavior from an interdisciplinary perspective as well as theories and application of criminal profiling. Students also explore specific views of criminal behavior germane to groups, such as psychopaths, serial offenders, and sexually violent predators. At the end of this course, students will have an understanding of the theories and practices that are the foundations of the field of criminology.



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