PSYCH 2302 Psychology and Law

Study of psychological theory and empirical research as it relates to the law. Topics include witness memory, suspect identification, lineup procedures, false confessions, lie detection, juror cognition and jury decision making.

Course details

Course syllabus: 
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UNI students: PSYCH 1001
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Social Sciences distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.


Bartol, C. R., & Bartol, A. M. (2004). Psychology and Law: Theory, Research, and Application. 3rd edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning.

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* Additional readings may be required. It will be the student's responsibility to obtain these materials as assigned. Suggested Resources: Select websites are provided with each chapter assignment and will direct you to a variety of resources pertinent to the subject matter.

Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.


Heather Peterson

Enrollment information

Tuition: $233/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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