2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology: Forensics Concentration, B.S.

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Degree Requirements (120 Credits)

Students must earn a grade of ‘C’ or better in each course used to satisfy major requirements, cognate requirements, and minor requirements.

Core Curriculum Requirements

Core Curriculum (38-40 Total Credit Hours)   

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements (3-7+ Credits) *   

Foundation Courses (22-31 Credits) *

Choose one course/lab from the following:

Choose a scientific concept course and corresponding laboratory from the following list:

Choose two courses/labs from the following:

Choose an additional two courses/laboratory science sequence from the following list:


* Course credit hours only count once toward the total university graduation credit hour requirements. Click on Credit Sharing  for more information.

Students must earn grades of ‘C’ or better in PSYC 101 , PSYC 225 /PSYC 225L , and PSYC 226 /PSYC 226L  because these courses are required for the major.

Major Requirements (32 Credits)

Psychology Electives

  • Choose two 300-400 level elective courses from psychology (PSYC). Choose courses that have not already previously been selected (these courses may not include PSYC 399 , PSYC 490 , PSYC 495 , or PSYC 498 /PSYC 499 ).

Cognate Requirement (16 Credits)

Concentration in Forensics

Students are required to take Psychology and the Law and Principles of Psychological Testing and the lab, along with Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology or Psychology of Aggression. The remaining six (6) credits must be selected from the options listed below. PSYC 465  may be used to satisfy the social/applied group requirement, and PSYC 483 /PSYC 483L  may be used to satsify the quantitative group requirement for the Psychology major. PSYC 410 PSYC 430  or PSYC 455  cannot double count for the major and forensics concentration requirements.

Required Courses: (6 Credits)

Recommended Courses: (6 Credits)

Choose two courses from different disciplines from the following:


A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in each course to be applied toward the concentration in forensics.

Electives (0-13 Credits)

Total Credits Required: 120

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