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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 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


Foundation Courses (22-31 Credits)*

Choose from the following: (4 credits)

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

Choose two from the following: (8 Credits)

Choose an additional two course laboratory science sequence from the following:


* Credits for courses taken as part of the core curriculum are not counted elsewhere in the major.

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)

Choose two 300/400 level elective courses from PSYC: (6 Credits)

Choose courses not already selected (these courses may not include PSYC 399 , PSYC 490 , PSYC 495 , or PSYC 498 /PSYC 499 )

Cognate Requirement (16-17 Credits)

Concentration in Forensics

Students are required to take Psychology and the Law and Social Psychology or Psychology of Aggression. The remaining 10-11 credits must be selected from the options listed below. PSYC 465  may be used to satisfy the social/applied group major requirement, but PSYC 465 , PSYC 430 , or PSYC 455  cannot be used to satisfy the psychology electives major requirement.

Recommended Courses: (10-11 Credits)


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 Credits

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