Professors: David Foster, Ethan McMahan, Lauren Roscoe, Chehalis Strapp, Tamina Toray
Associate professors: Jaime Cloud
Assistant professors: Kathy Espino-Pérez, Alicia Ibaraki, Dan McCarthy, Jay Schwartz
Create lifelong learners in psychology utilizing the scientist-practitioner model. Graduates of our program will understand the scientific foundations of the discipline and the core knowledge/concepts in the field. Graduates will also be able to apply psychology to solve human difficulties; at both personal levels with self and others and at a community level with the issues and problems that face us as a society, a nation and a world.
- Demonstrate fundamental knowledge and comprehension of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings to discuss how psychological principles apply to behavioral problems.
- Apply scientific reasoning and problem solving, including effective research methods to critically analyze human behavior.
- Demonstrate knowledge of and/or apply ethically and socially responsible behaviors for professional and personal settings in a landscape that involves increasing diversity.
- Demonstrate competence in writing and in oral and interpersonal communication skills.
- Apply psychology-specific content and skills, effective self-reflection, project-management skills, teamwork skills, and career preparation.
The Forensic Psychology minor should be planned with a psychology adviser. The Forensic Psychology minor consists of 27 credits, of which at least 15 credits must be upper division. All students complete a required core and then choose from the electives listed below.