2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 07, 2023  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSYC 370 - Forensic Psychology

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: PSYC-101, or PSYC-202H; Minimum grade C-
This course will provide students with information on the various activities and roles forensic psychologists and other mental health professionals play both in the field of psychology and the legal system. The course covers forensic topics including: serial killers, sex offenders, terrorism, the insanity defense, the etiology of aggression, and the treatment of offenders reintegrating into society post offense. Additional topics may include: violence risk threat assessment, child abuse/neglect, polygraph examinations, mental health law, and false confessions.