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2011-2012 Academic Catalog 
2011-2012 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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FORS 2450 - Forensic Science II

Prerequisites / Corequisite
Prerequisite: FORS 2440 and PSYC 2301

Focuses on criminal predatory behavior responsible for the creation of crime scenes. The student will focus on the defining personality, developmental, neurochemical and physical characteristics of criminal psychopathy utilizing the methodology of documented cases. Brain scans with damage to pre-frontal lobes and/or cerebellum, blunt affect (emotionless expression) and deviant fantasy will be studies. DSM taxonomy of antisocial personality, paranoid schizophrenia and other psycho pathologies will be compared.

Hours (4 sem hrs; 3 lec, 3 lab)

Texas Common Course Number: FORS-2450

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