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PSYCH 320 - Forensic Psychology


Prerequisites: PSYCH 100 
 
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the Psychology Core Concentration
Forensic Psychology focuses on the interface of academic and clinical psychology and the law. Students will acquire knowledge pertaining to the application of psychology to such legal issues as competency to stand trial, competency for execution, child custody determinations, expert testimony, civil and criminal commitment to mental institutions, criminal profiling, predicting dangerousness, psychological autopsies, Legal Insanity vs. Mental Illness, consultation for jury selection and malingering.

3 credits
Fall, Spring



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