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Course Description

Psychology's empirical perspective sometimes complements the legal system's rule-based nature, and sometimes the two disciplines are at odds. This course focuses on the application of psychological theory, methods, and data to various procedures and issues in the legal system, including eyewitness evidence, the detection of deception, jury selection and jury decision-making, and sentencing.

Notes

This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.

Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.

Requisites

Prerequisite: CPSY 105 or CPSY 102

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Course Sections
Class Number
5880
Type
LEC
Dates
Sep 13, 2021 to Dec 17, 2021
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.94 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5866
Type
LEC
Dates
Jan 17, 2022 to Apr 23, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.94 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1609
Type
LEC
Dates
May 02, 2022 to Jun 17, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.94 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1610
Type
LEC
Dates
Jun 20, 2022 to Aug 05, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.94 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information