PSH 410 Psychology and the Law (A)

Prerequisite: PSH 110; PSH 332 is recommended.

An overview of how psychology is applied to the criminal justice system, how case law shapes this application and how legal decisions affect the direction of psychological research. Psychology and law is a vibrant area of research within the larger discipline of psychology. This is an interdisciplinary course for students who are interested in criminology, psychology and/or legal issues. 3 Cr.