[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 23, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 315 - Psychology of Criminal Behavior

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): PSY 121  or PSY 161 
This course will provide an introduction to personality theories and learning styles in the context of psychological theories of criminal and aggressive behavior. Historical and contemporary theoretical conceptualizations of criminal behavior are explored, including behavioral, social learning, cognitive, psychoanalytic, psychodynamic, developmental, biological, and socio-cultural perspectives. Selected topics may be considered including alcohol and crime, sex crimes, juvenile delinquency, and women and crime.