2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Forensic Psychology/Criminal Justice, B.A.


The Forensic Psychology/Criminal Justice major is designed for students with interests in the intersection of these fields.  A strong foundation is provided in both psychology and in criminal justice.  We also focus on the scientific methodology of these two fields.  A internship experience in the community is an additional valuable experience.  At the undergraduate level, this major is designed to prepare students for positions in the social, community and human service fields, working as a victim assistance worker or advocate, or in aspects of the field of corrections.  The major also prepares students interested in graduate work for careers including providing therapy to individuals convicted of crimes, determining competency to stand trial, and providing expert testimony in the courts.

General Education Requirements


Humanities


(5 courses)

Social Science


(1 course)

  • History or Political Science elective

Natural Science/Quantitative Reasoning


(2 courses)

  • Science elective
  • Math (higher than MATH 115) or Science elective

General Education Required for Major


(2 courses)

Requirements for the Major


(75 credits)

Graduation Requirements


  • 128 credit hours minimum (last 30 hours in residency)
  • A minimum half the major credit hours in residency
  • A minimum half the minor credit hours in residency
  • ​60 credit hours must be completed at a 4-year institution