Prerequisites: PSYC 101 and a 200-level psychology course. Current issues in experimental and applied psychology. emphasis is placed on reading and evaluation of psychological research. topics vary each semester. This course may be repeated once for credit towards the major. Topic for Fall 2012: "Forensic Psychology." This course will examine the intersection of psychology and law including the moral and ethical dilemmas faced by mental health professionals working in the legal system. Topics will include eyewitness testimony, the evaluation of criminal suspects, jury selection/nullification strategies, and the role that psychological evaluation plays in the criminal and family courtroom.