Course Description


CJ 420 Forensic Psychology
4 cr.
Offered: Every other fall.
Prerequisite: CJ 110 and junior standing and instructor's permission.

This course will examine the role of the discipline of psychology in the criminal justice system. In this class, students will explore many of the aspects of criminal justice theory and practice that are interdisciplinary in nature and for which a basic understanding of psychological principles is fundamental. This course will be taught as a seminar, with students actively participating in instruction by independently exploring a topic of their choice and sharing their findings with the class.