SOCI 331 (3)
Offers a unique and interdisciplinary focus on the roots of violence. It explores cutting-edge research on the etiology, nature, assessment and treatment of individuals who commit violent crimes. This course builds on theories and concepts acquired from the prerequisite courses. This course examines the origins of violence, including family and other social factors, media violence, genetics, biochemistry and head injuries. It also delves into research on specific subgroups of offenders, including sex offenders, domestic violence perpetrators, murderers and serial murderers, as well as focuses on issues related to victimology, prevention and the treatment of violent offenders. Prerequisites: SOCI 101, 102, 250, 251.
Course Code: SOCI 331 | Credit Hours: 3 | Undergraduate Course