New Summer 2015 Course: Introduction to Forensic Psychology


This course is intended to introduce students to the wide-ranging field of  forensic psychology and is designed to consider the relationship between psychology and law by showing how psychological research and theory can inform the legal process. This course will examine the position and responsibilities of forensic psychologists in police work, criminal investigation, investigative behavioral analysis, threat assessment, eyewitness identification, school bullying, mental defenses and competency issues, sexual abuse issues, juvenile forensics and death penalty cases, and jury selection. It will be taught by our SDSU Psychology Lecturer, Dr. Katherine Turner during session 1 of summer school. Prerequisite(s): PSY 101, PSY 350. For more details click here.





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