Forensic Psychology


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Forensic Psychology

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Examines the relationship between psychology and law, focusing on the roles of psychologistsin legal settings. Focuses on the applicability of various psychological theories to criminal justiceprocesses. 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.Pre-Requisite: eMajor Introduction Quiz and ENGL1102 and PSYC1101, with a minimum grade of C