PSYCH 4485: Psychology and the Law

August 7, 2017

Contributions of psychological theories to the legal system and the role of mental health professionals in this system. Prereq: A grade of C- or above in 2220 and 2300. Not open to students with credit for 485.

Credit Hours: 
3.0
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Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:


Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels

Communication

  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals


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