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FPSY-1 Courses:
FPSY 8205 - Psychological Aspect of Cyber Crimes

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5 credits

In this course, students review the psychobehavioral factors of criminals who engage in criminal activities using digital social media and other online resources. Students analyze the types and trends of both domestic and global cyber crime. In addition, students will examine characteristics of cyber perpetrators and cyber victims. Students are also provided a foundational understanding of the origins and consequences of human trafficking; sexual exploitation of children from psychological, social, and legal perspectives; and how technology facilitates these types of crimes. Lastly, the students in this course examine the best practices in preventing and responding to cyber crimes.