Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Psychopathic Personalities and Crime

Criminology 4011 Psychopathic Personalities and Crime
A critical examination of the construct of psychopathy in relation to the criminal justice system. Topics may include genetic and hereditary bases of psychopathy, developmental issues, assessment, treatment, sub-clinical psychopathy, associations with violence and recidivism, and psychopathy within special populations (e.g., corporate psychopathy, female psychopathy).
Credit Weight: 0.5

Three FCEs in Criminology, or permission of the Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have taken the Criminology 4090 special topics course with the title "Psychopathic Personalities" may not take Criminology 4011 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences