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2022-2023 Catalog 
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Behavior Studies Certificate

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Additional information available on the Criminal Justice Department website.

This certificate provides an understanding of the different theories of criminology that attempt to explain why people commit crimes and explore the minds of serial offenders and other offenders who victimize people within society. Students will study various theories of crime causation, and specifically individual and sociological influences.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Behavior Studies certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Discuss the theories of crime causation in relation to criminal profiling and crime control
  • Discuss the theories of adolescent delinquency, including factors contributing to it
  • Employ conflict resolution techniques

Total Credit Hours: 12

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