Forensic Psychology is used in a variety of applications such as in treating mentally ill offenders, consulting with attorneys analyzing a criminal’s mind and intent and practicing within the civil arena.
Forensics generally refers to the application of science to answer questions related to the criminal justice system. Scientific advances, such as the use of DNA to conclusively tie suspects to a crime scene, have expanded the applications of science and technology in law enforcement and private security, and have increased the demand for a variety of forensic specialists.
Courses in Forensic Psychology include:
- Social Psychology
- Psychology of Violence and Aggression
- Introduction to Counseling
- Abnormal Behavior
- Psychology and Law
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