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Forensic Psychology

This course is designed to expand students’ knowledge of general psychology into the interface of psychology and law, with a specific focus on forensic psychology. Students will be introduced to the various responsibilities of forensic psychologists including risk assessment, forensic evaluation, offender treatment, profiling, and expert testimony, as well as the different intercept points of psychology and the criminal justice system – including police, courts, and corrections. Students will also learn about history and development of forensic psychology as a field. Prerequisite: PSY 180.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 0


Last updated: 08/09/2022