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FORSC 533 Criminal Investigative Analysis

3 hours


Behavior analysis has become a very important aspect of criminal investigation. This course will provide students with a combined theoretical and practical approach to criminal analysis. Several paradigms will be discussed, including those developed by the FBI and Behavioral Evidence Analysis. Students will be also be introduced to a variety of investigative techniques including statement analysis. Emphasis will be on understanding the offender, but understanding the victim will also be explored.

Prerequisite(s): FORSC 515 Advanced Crime Scene Investigation or FORSC 540 Analytical Science as Bases for Investigation with grades of "B-" or better; Abnormal Psychology; Social Psychology; Personality Psychology; or permission of the instructor.