2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

PSY 372 Psychology of Criminal Behavior

3 hours 

A study of the psychological bases and dynamics of criminal behavior. Topics to be discussed include the "antisocial personality," the psychopath, psychosis and crime, alcoholism and drug abuse, the adolescent offender, the female offender, "sex" offenders and white-collar crime. The varying ways in which the criminal justice system processes treats and affects the different types of offenders will also be discussed.




ENG 201, and PSY 242 or permission of the section instructor