Section B001-Psychology & Law
Topics will include eyewitness memory, eyewitness testimony, mistaken identifications, the eywitness and the justice system, the police, criminal profiling, interrogations and confessions, jury selection, and certain forensic psychology topics such as insanity and competency, battered women and rape trauma syndrome, death penalty appeals, and public policy. Course content is not wholly included in the regular curriculum. The teaching format will include discussion groups, and student-led lectures.
Semester Hours: 3
Section B002- Psychology of Human Performance
Psychology of Human Performance will explore performance enhancement techniques for a variety of venues including music, theater, sports/athletics, and testing. The class will be set up to examine questions such as “what makes a good performance?” “How much is too much anxiety?” and “what does being ‘in the zone’ mean when it comes to performance?” A service component will be attached to the class where students get to practice what they are learning in the classroom through partnering with school athletic, theater, music, or speech departments.
Semester hours: 3