Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017


Forensic Behavioral Health (FBH)

15 Credit Hours

College of Behavioral & Community Sciences

Minor Description

The minor in Forensic Behavioral Health is available to students interested in pursuing the interaction of mental health and substance use disorders with the criminal justice system. It should be particularly beneficial for students in disciplines such as criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, anthropology, public health, and pre-law.

Total Minor Hours - 15 Hours

Core Information

Prior to enrolling in courses for the minor, students should complete at least one introductory course (3 credit hours) in Behavioral or Social Sciences. Students should consult with the Behavioral Healthcare academic advisor to determine applicable courses.

Core Courses - 12 Hours

Elective Courses - 3 Hours

Students must choose one of the following courses:

  • MHS 4023 Recovery Oriented Mental Health Services
  • MHS 4453 Applied Psychopharmacology in Drug Abuse and Dependence
  • MHS 4454 Alcohol, Drugs, and Crime
  • MHS 4703 Legal, Ethical, & Professional Issues in Behavioral Healthcare

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