Dec 01, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJS 3600 - Forensic Psychology

5 credit hours
Overview of forensic psychology and the nexus between psychology, law, and criminology. Survey of policy, practice, and research in forensic psychology and application of psychology to the criminal justice system and criminal and civil litigation. Topics include: Criminal behavior, the relationship between the criminal justice and mental health systems, ethical guidelines and challenges faced in forensic work, methods and instruments used by forensic psychologists, investigative psychology and offender profiling, the insanity defense and competency determinations, risk assessment and prediction of dangerousness, sex offender treatment, and correctional interventions.

Prerequisite Course(s): CRJS 1100, 2090, PSYC 1200



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