Jul 31, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

PSYC 375 - Psychology and the Law


4 Hour(s) Credit
Focuses on the contribution of psychological theories on the legal system and the increasing use of mental health professionals in this system. Topics to be covered include a variety of issues related to ways the fields of psychology and legal studies intersect, including examining theories of crime, stages of the trial process, police training, judge and jury decision making, use of expert witnesses, the insanity defense, witness reliability and crime victims.
Three hours per week with enhancement.
Prerequisites PSYC 101 , junior or senior standing is suggested.