2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Apr 18, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Forensic Psychology - BS in Psychology


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How can students make an impact on the criminal justice system by using their knowledge of human behavior and psychology? In the Forensic Psychology concentration, students will develop a new perspective on the application of psychological principles, questions of the law that may be relevant to legal proceedings, and other vital areas.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credits*
  • General education  courses (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (35 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (35 cr.)
  • Psychology elective courses (10 cr.)
  • Elective courses (55 cr.)

*Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

This sequence represents the minimum credits and courses to completion. Credits to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Psychology Elective Courses (10 cr.)


Choose two of the five courses listed below or any two 3000-level or 4000-level courses from the other BS in Psychology concentrations:

Elective Courses (55 cr.)


Choose 11 courses from general education , BS in Psychology, Criminal Justice, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. At least four courses must be at the 3000–4000 level.