[ ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2022-2023 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 23, 2024  
[ ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2022-2023 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Behavioral Studies Specialization (Online Only)

The curriculum as outlined below is designed for criminal justice administrators, first responders, government officials, and those individuals who have an interest in understanding the role of behavioral studies has in the field of criminal justice. The area of behavioral studies plays an important role in the investigation criminal offences. This course of study will focus on the way that criminal behavior and the criminal code interact together to solve some of the world's most heinous, violent criminal acts, clinical aspects of behavioral disorders as they impact individuals and criminal behavior, the use of behavioral cues when conducting interviews, and the important function of how these cues works within the courts system.  In order to earn the degree with the Behavioral Studies specialization, a student must successfully complete the five core courses, the four behavior studies, and two elective courses.