CRMJ 375 Serial and Mass Murder in the U.S.

This course will examine the topic of serial and mass murder in the United States. It will cover some history of the phenomenon but its main focus will be on contemporary events. Serial murder will be distinguished from other forms of multiple homicides. Various forms of serial and mass murder will be described utilizing specific instances of serial and mass murder. Problems associated with addressing the problems of serial and mass murder, beginning with their definitions, will be recognized. Other topics that will be covered include female serial murderers, killing cults, health care professionals and serial murder, and serial murderers in foreign countries.




CRMJ 100


Every other year