Ecampus Schedule of Classes - Summer 2024

College of Liberal Arts

SOC 349 – Serial Homicide (4)

Examines the extent, causes, and social characteristics of serial killers. After examining general criminological theories and the characteristics of “typical murder,” investigates the popular images about serial killers, the motivations of these offenders, the distribution of their crimes over time and across geographical areas, elements surrounding these offenses, and the offenders' methods of selecting victims. Topics include homicide investigation techniques, crime profiling, and the criminal prosecution of serial killers. This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
Su24729864004Akins, S.Online Waitlisted4001010
Registration Restrictions
Recommended: SOC 204 and/or SOC 241
Class Notes: Jun 24-Aug 16 Session 3

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Session: Summer 8 Week SessionSession 3 (Summer 8 Week Session)
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