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CRIM 314 Violent Crime Investigation

Students will learn about criminal investigations and critical techniques to enhance solving cases. Student will learn how to identify the different types of violent crimes, and how to systematically investigate each type of violent crime. Students will learn how to develop a criminal profile, and gain insights to what motivates criminal behavior.


Special information

Note: Formerly known as LAWE 339.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 3, 2023 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Analyze a crime scene to determine a subject's personality and thought patterns.
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
  • Develop a Psychological Profile of the offender's personality.
  • Examine, develop and apply a systematic approach to investigating violent crimes.