2020-2021 Catalog

Minor: Forensic Psychology, 18 Credits

Forensic Psychology is a rapidly-growing field that examines the interaction between psychology and the legal system. Some of the topics include: eye witness testimony, insanity defence, profiling, and the criminal mind. A combination of courses in psychology and the social and natural sciences is complemented by internship experience, to create a balanced experience for the student.

Requirements

Foundation Segment (9 credits)

PSYCH 250Introduction to Forensic Psychology

3

PHR 107/SOC 107Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

PSYCH 350Advanced Forensic Psychology

3

Applied Segment (3 credits)

Take one of the following:

PSYCH 363Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYCH 399Independent Study/Internship

1-6

or

PSYCH 499Independent Study/Internship

1-6

Electives Segment (6 credits)

Take two of the following:

AIP 312Great Trials of the Century (UP)

3

AIP 314The Criminal Mind: Psychological and Political Perspectives (UP)

3

PS 324Law, Government & Politics in America

3

PS 337Crime and Society

3

SW 204Power and Difference

3

CHEM 120 Introduction to Forensic Science

3