Welcome to the Northern Virginia Community College Website

Accessibility Navigation:

Course Descriptions

PSY - Psychology

PSY 255

PSYCHOLOGY OF CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR

(3 CR.)

Prerequisite is PSY 202 or approval of instructor. Studies psychology of criminal behavior. Includes topics such as violent and nonviolent crime, sexual offenses, insanity, addiction, white-collar crime, and other deviant behaviors. Provides a background for law enforcement occupations. Lecture 3 hours per week.

Back

Top