PSYC 345

Forensic Psychology

Prerequisite: One PSYC course at the 200-level or above. 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 evaluations plays in the criminal and family courtroom. Not open to students who already have credit for this course taken as PSYC 341. Offered alternate years.