Forensic Psychology Major (Bachelor of Science)

A student majoring in forensic psychology must complete 63 quarter hours in the major. In addition, the student must complete the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. Senior students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) in psychology.

Required Courses:

ANTH 225Cultural Anthropology

4

CORR 285Introduction to Criminal Justice

4

CORR 385Criminology

4

CORR 387Juvenile Delinquency

3

PSYC 120Introduction to The Psychology Major

0

PSYC 140Introduction to Psychology: Social Foundations

4

PSYC 141Introduction to Psychology: Biological Foundations

4

PSYC 215Developmental Psychology

4

PSYC 247Introduction to Forensic Psychology

4

PSYC 344Social Psychology

4

PSYC 366Theories of Personality

4

PSYC 430Psychological Testing

3

PSYC 447Advanced Forensic Psychology

4

PSYC 471Research Methods I: Design and Statistics

2

PSYC 472Research Methods II: Project Development

2

PSYC 473Research Methods III: Research Project

2

PSYC 492Abnormal Psychology

4

PSYC 493Psychology Practicum

3

PSYC 495Colloquium: Orientation to Career and Graduate School

0

SOCI 234Current Social Problems

4

Total Credit Hours:63

Cognates:

BIOL 105Contemporary Biology

4

BIOL 106Contemporary Biology

4

or

BIOL 121Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 122Anatomy and Physiology

4

CHEM 101Introductory Chemistry

4

CHEM 102Introductory Chemistry

4

MATH 106Introduction to Statistics

4

PHIL 204Essentials of Critical Reasoning

4