PSY-407 Legal Psychology

This course will address issues related to intersections of psychology and the law. Topics to be covered will include: interrogations and confessions, eyewitness memory, forensics, juries, definitions of insanity and competence, conviction and incarceration of the mentally ill, race and justice, and the death penalty. Students will be expected to read and understand advanced texts including primary source materials. Prerequisites: PSY-203 or PSY-206 or SOC-330 or IND-368.


3 credits


PSY-203 or PSY-206 or SOC-330 or IND-368