PSY 317: Forensic Psychology

Class Program
Credits 4

Forensic psychology is the interface between psychology and the law. This course will survey the major areas of forensic psychology, including, history of forensic psychology, psychopathy, violent risk assessment, insanity and criminal responsibility, criminal and civil responsibility, child custody and juvenile delinquency. Students will have the opportunity to explore the role of race, ethnicity, gender and social-economic status in this discipline.

  • Completion of three Liberal Education Core Areas.
Semester Offered
Fall of even-numbered years