2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Feb 20, 2020  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FPSY 5101 - Introduction to Forensic Psychology


(5 cr.) Students in this course are provided with an expansive overview forensic psychology, including basic tenets, practices, and procedures. Students explore subspecialties of forensic psychology; roles and responsibilities; and related legal, ethical, and diversity issues. They learn how forensic psychology links to the criminal justice system as they explore related topics, including criminal profiling, police psychology, psychology in the criminal courts, and correctional psychology. Through this course, students acquire a broad understanding of forensic psychology theories and concepts, which they apply to the analysis of controversial issues and contemporary challenges within the field.



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