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2017-2018 Catalog (September 2017) 
2017-2018 Catalog (September 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor in Forensic Psychology

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With this minor, students can gain knowledge and skills regarding psychological assessments in court, issues of criminal responsibility, criminal profiling, predicting dangerousness, eyewitness testimony, jury processes and decision making. They can also explore the use of psychological knowledge in prisons and the psychology of criminal behavior. The minor courses cover the basic procedures for interviewing both witnesses and suspects and how to select appropriate assessment instruments used in the field of forensic psychology with children and adults. Note: This minor is open to all bachelor’s degree students except those enrolled in the BS in Forensic Psychology program.