2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AJS 192 - Serial Killers and Mass Murderers


Description: Motives, methods and states of mind of both serial killers and mass murderers. Includes profiling of these killers and their victims, as well as theories of causation.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Profiles of serial killers and mass murderers 
  2. The mind and motives of a serial killer 
  3. The mind and motives of a mass murderer 
  4. Theories of causation of serial and mass murderers 
  5. Victimology of serial and mass murderers 
  6. Media and public fascination with serial and mass murderers 
     

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Compare and contrast the profiles of serial killers and mass murderers. (1) 
  2. Analyze the mind and motives of a serial killer and a mass murderer. (2,3) 
  3. Explain theories of causation of serial and mass murderers. (4) 
  4. Describe the victimology of serial and mass murderers. (5) 
  5. Discuss media and public fascination with serial and mass murderers. (6)