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Forensic Studies Minor

Learn about forensic assessment, criminal behaviour, and the corrections system in Canada. PSY 350 (Corrections and Forensics: Criminal Behaviour) provides an overview of the criminal justice system, corrections and criminal behaviour, and aspects of psychological assessment and treatment of criminal offenders. PSY 452 (Forensic Psychological Assessment) covers present practices on forensic psychological assessment and treatment, including how to read a warrant and the Criminal Code of Canada, prepare hospital file summaries, administer a complete fitness for trial evaluation, as well as teach the basics of risk and criminal responsibility assessment. Both are required for this minor.

The Forensic Studies minor is only open to students in the 4-Year BA in Psychology (Applied Emphasis).