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FORSC 532 Serial Offenders and Personality
3 hours


This course focuses on the repeat offender, most notably the serial murderer. This course includes an examination of a variety of violent and nonviolent repeat offender crimes (i.e., serial rape, stalking, "peepers") and concentrates on the nature of the repeat offender and the personality characteristics that tend to be associated with this type of criminal.

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