Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Forensic Psychology I
CRJS 3106 Forensic Psychology I
Prerequisites:PSYC 1106 and PSYC 1107 It is strongly recommended that students have PSYC 2126 and PSYC 2127 or SOCI 2126 and SOCI 2127 prior to taking CRJS 3106.
Antirequisites:SOCI 4295 if taken in 2003-2004 and PSYC 3635 and PSYC 3636
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:An examination of the psychology of criminal conduct and the criminal justice system in Canada will be undertaken. The course will include definition and measurement of crime, evaluation of various theoretical perspectives, and prediction and classification of offenders. Particular emphasis will be placed on how theory and research drive assessment of risk. It is strongly recommended that students have PSYC 2126 and PSYC 2127 or SOCI 2126 and SOCI 2127 prior to taking CRJS 3106. This course may be credited toward Psychology.