Dec 16, 2018  
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2018-2019 College Catalog
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CRMJ 2125 - Introduction to Forensic Psychology

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This course will provide an introduction to the practice of forensic psychology. The major interactions between psychology and the legal system are covered. The course discusses how psychologists aid the legal system by serving as expert witnesses, criminal profilers, and trial consultants for jury selection and child custody hearings. The class presents how psychologists assist law enforcement agencies in the selection, training, and evaluation of law enforcement officers and in conducting criminal investigations. This course highlights the range of career opportunities in forensic psychology and how forensic psychologists can work to influence public policy. (3 lec hrs)



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