[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2019  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJ 505 - Intro to Behavioral Science in Criminal Justice

3 credit hours
This course is an examination of behavioral issues in criminal justice for the criminal justice professional. The course addresses law enforcement, court, criminal and victim behaviors that impact the criminal justice system. The learner will examine the role and effect of different behavioral and psychological issues related to participants in court room settings including defendant, witnesses and jurors in criminal courts, police and correctional settings including investigative tools, criminal behavior including sexual assault and Victimology. The learner will examine behavioral issues in juveniles and adults as applicable to each area. In addition, the course will examine the behavioral science assessment tools used by criminal justice professionals in working with courts, criminals, victims and law enforcement as modeled by the Federal Bureau of Investigations Behavioral Science Unit and other best practices.