PSYC 270. Investigative Psychology

Investigative Psychology is the scientific psychological study of criminal action and the processes involved in detecting, apprehending, and bringing to justice the offender. Topics covered in this course will include a history of investigative psychology, criminal theories, examination of crimes (murder, sexual assault, acquisitive crimes) eyewitness testimony, interviewing, line-ups, and false confessions.Prerequisite: Psychology 101 or Sociology 101. ASocial, Personality, Developmental Psychologyelective 3 credits
Offered: Regularly
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or SOC 101