1. Students will be able to explain how the scientific method can be used to discuss, review, and improve the criminal justice system.
2. Students will be able to apply psychological concepts from fields such as memory and cognition, forensic psychology, social psychology, and developmental psychology to explain criminal justice processes.
NOTE: Specific topics include profiling, eyewitness memory, techniques for identification, questioning suspects, trial issues, jury deliberation, and issues with the verdict and sentencing.