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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CRJU 4310 - Criminal Typologies

This course examines the offender characteristics and behavior patterns of individuals who commit crimes of interpersonal violence and/or sexual assault. Emphasis will be upon the motivational beliefs of the offenders, and how these beliefs influence the manner in which they select victims and carry out their attacks. The offenses of sexual homicide, mass murder, workplace violence, serial rape, child molestation, armed robbery and similar crimes will be the primary focus of the research and discussion in this course.

Prerequisite: CRJU 1100 with a grade of C or higher