Criminal Justice

Back to Courses List

Graduate Course Details
Number CRJ 712
Title Criminal Profiling of Violent Offenders
Credits 3.0


This course will review the history of criminal profiling as well as the current strategies utilized in criminal profiling. Research on reliability, validity and ethical issues of profiling will be reviewed. There also will be an emphasis on application of currently utilized models in developing profiles through analysis of case studies. The course will extensively cover the three main areas of profiling: forensic analysis, victimology, and crime scene characteristics. Administration Concentration Elective