Apr 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    PSY 230 - Forensic Psychology

    Students will explore the application of psychological theory and research techniques to legal issues such as the psychopathology and psychodynamics of crime; false and recovered memories; social psychology of the courtroom; witness and victim interrogation and testimony; the insanity defense; jury selection; the penalty phase of a trial; use of polygraphs; and profiling. Students will participate in experiential learning through mock exercises related to the topics covered in the course.

    Credits: 3