Department of Psychology Title The Ohio State University
Undergraduate

Psychology 4485


Psychology and the Law

Contributions of psychological theories to the legal system and the role of mental health professionals in this system.

 

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites:

Psych 2220(H) and 2300



Meets the following Psychology Major Goals:

 

Knowledge Base in Psychology

  • Describe key concepts, principles, & overarching themes in psychology
  • Develop working knowledge of psychology's content domains
  • Describe applications of psychology

 

Scientific Inquiry & Critical Thinking

  • Use scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy
  • Engage in innovative & integrative thinking & problem solving
  • Interpret, design, & conduct basic psychological research
  • Incorporate sociocultural factors in scientific inquiry

 

Ethical & Social Responsibility in a Diverse World

  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science & practice
  • Build & enhance personal relationships
  • Adopt values that build community at local, national, & global levels

 

Communication

  • Demonstrate effective writing for different purposes

 

Professional Development

  • Apply psychological content & skills to career goals


Psychology Major:

Advanced



Psychology Minors:

Advanced elective for General Psychology



General Education:

Syllabus: View Sample Syllabus

Additional Notes:

 

 

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