PS410 Psychology of the Criminal Mind
Prerequisites: PS208, PS330.
This course examines various forms of deviant behavior as they occur among individuals. The emotions and behaviors that lead to various criminal acts, both violent, and nonviolent will be investigated. Students will gain a more in-depth understanding of the evidence and origins of violence and will be challenged to determine, using scientific evidence, whether these individuals are more often evil, mad, or bad. Students will come to understand who criminals are, and how to reduce or respond to their behavior.
3 Credit Hours