Psychology and Law

Fall 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > PSYC.3050 > 061

Course No: PSYC.3050-061; SIS Class Nbr: 4985; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

this course is an introduction to many topics representing major fields of study within psychology and law. Topics may include: eyewitness testimony, lie detection, jury selection, child protection, forensic interviews, and the death penalty. In this course, students will be exposed to the diversity of interests among legal psychologists as well as innovative and important ideas, theories, and scientific research findings. Through readings, the study of actual cases, and presentations from guest speakers, students will gain more understanding of how psychologists study and contribute to the legal system.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: PSYC.1010 Intro to Psychological Science .
  • Core Codes: SS, AMST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Stephanie Block
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Nov 10
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155 | Pay as little as $238/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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