The forensic psychology concentration is designed to supplement the study of psychology, criminology, or other justice-related areas with an overview of the intersection of psychology and the criminal justice system. The concentration focuses specifically on mental illness in the criminal justice system, the psychological experiences of the victims, psychological science in the courtroom, and psychological factors related to criminal behavior.
Students pursuing the concentration in forensic psychology take 18 credits. Students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.00 in all coursework applied to the concentration.
Specific requirements for the concentration are listed below: