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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: PSY                                     Course Number: 476                                    
Course Title: Seminar in the Psychological Analysis of Criminal Behavior and the Criminal Justice System
Subject: Psychology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Advanced analysis of criminal behavior and various problems confronting the criminal justice system from a psychological perspective. Topics include the psychological assessment of offenders and the psychosocial assessment of various components of the criminal justice system. Ethical issues in the assessment and rehabilitation of offenders, and in researching psycholegal issues will also be considered. Case studies and student presentations will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: ENG 102. In addition: PSY 242 and either PSY 370 or PSY 372.
  
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: