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Psychology: Forensic

If you have an interest in forensic psychology, clinical psychology, criminology, law, or employment in the criminal justice system, this is the concentration for you. Coursework might include psychopathology, psychobiology, ethics, mental health practicum and more. 

Courses and Degree Plans

Coordinator, Sheri Young, Ph.D.

The checklist details course requirements for the Forensic Psychology concentration as well as the semesters each course is offered. Students should follow the checklist according to their date of entry into JCU. The degree plan will ensure students meet all Psychology major, Forensic Psychology concentration and University core requirements are met for graduation. Minimum of 42 credit hours for Psychology and 120 total credit hours for graduation.

Forensic Psychology students complete internships at a variety of sites, gaining valuable experience and references.

Forensic Psychology majors should consider a statistics or data science minor.