Nov 18, 2019  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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PSY 4250 - Psychology and Law


(3) Credit Hours

A comprehensive review of how psychological theory and research influences social policy and law. Topics include, but are not limited to eyewitness memory, lie detection, jury behavior and selection, trial process, death penalty, children in the court, and the punishment and rehabilitation of criminals. Emphasis on psychologists’ use of the scientific method to understand various phenomena related to legal processes. Prerequisites: 6 hours of behavioral and social sciences; MATH 2100 or PSY 2010 or equivalent; junior standing or department head approval.



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