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PSYC 3800 - Forensic Psychology

Description

Examines the relationship between psychology and law, focusing on the roles of psychologists in legal settings. Focuses on the applicability of various psychological theories to criminal justice processes. Topics include competence evaluations, rehabilitation potential, accuracy of eyewitness testimony, the psychology of jury selection, bystander apathy, the insanity defense, and the effectiveness of the polygraph, among others.

CPL Eligible
3

Credit Hours


Prerequisites

  • PSYC 1101 and ENGL 1102

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