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PSY 491. Forensic Psychology

Department: Psychology
Description: A variety of psychology domains as they apply to criminal behavior and thought as well as career pathways in forensic psychology.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze popular press readings of actual criminal cases for presentation of facts as they agree with (or not) theoretical models of human behavior
2. Evaluate best practices for better ways to present crime data presentation
3. Analyze interface of law and psychology
4. Examine career paths and preparation for those careers
5. Interpret psychological research and application in other fields and apply it to criminal and psychopathic behavior
6. Synthesize information from a variety of fields (such as medicine, criminal justice, sociology, etc.)

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