Psychology

 

Forensic Psychology

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Forensic Psychology is designed for students who are interested in the relationship between the science of psychology and the criminal justice system. 

Different from a Criminal Justice major, the Forensic Psychology major focuses on applying the scientific knowledge of psychology in clinical, developmental, social, and cognitive areas to legal situations and human services work. The program offers training in psychological theory, research methods, and the application of psychological principles to specific areas in the legal system.

The major would provide interdisciplinary background appropriate for students who intend to pursue careers in psychology, social work, law enforcement, or other criminal justice professions.