PSYC 0632 - Psychological Theories of Criminal Behavior

Credits: 3

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an advanced review of traditional and current psychological theories of criminal behavior. Theoretical models founded in both the socical sciences and natural sciences will be reviewed and applied to various offender populations, such as juvenile delinquents, violent offenders, sexual offenders, psychopaths, and mentally disordered offenders. Discussions will emphasize the link between theory and counseling practices.

Prerequisites: PSYC 0621

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