This certificate must be completed along with a bachelor’s degree program of study. Certificates will be awarded only at the time of degree completion. The Behavioral Forensics Certificate is an interdisciplinary course of study that focuses on ways society attempts to recognize and deal with various forms of criminal behavior. The certificate exposes students to the practice of psychology within the legal system, including topics such as confidentiality, competency, and insanity. Students should view this certificate only as a way to shape and organize their coursework in this particular area of study; the certificate shows potential graduate schools and employers that students have been exposed to behavioral forensics.
Certificate Admission Requirements
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy the certificate.
Grades below “C” (2.0) in lower level courses are not accepted.
At least 12 hours used in the certificate must be earned at UCF.
Prerequisite Courses (12 Credit Hours)
Most courses for this certificate will have prerequisites completed as a part of a student’s GEP requirement, as general electives, or a student can enroll into courses with consent of instructor.