Apr 24, 2019  
2018-19 Academic Catalog 
2018-19 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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PSY-240 - Intro to Forensic Psychology

3 credits
This course will provide students with basic information about the various forensic activities utilized within the legal system and their relationship to psychology. Some of the forensic psychology tools may include: competency evaluations, assessment of violent behavior and dangerousness, court testimony, police psychology, and consulting with criminal, juvenile and civil courts. The psychology of criminal behaviors will be presented. Students will obtain introductory information about the numerous roles of professionals in this field and will develop basic knowledge and skills which will prepare them to continue with specialized training in this area.

Prerequisite(s): PSY-101  ( minimum grade D- )

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Behavioral and Social Sciences requirements.

Course previously known as: PSYC-410

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