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PSYC U7771G Ethical and Legal Issues for Psychologists

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PSY 771.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

45 hours; 3 credits

Ethical and legal issues that arise in all aspects of the functioning of psychologists as scientists, academics, and practitioners. Students will be introduced to the ethical principles of the professional and relevant legal issues. Illustrative cases will be drawn from the American Psychological Association publication, Ethical Principles in Psychology, and from other courses. These will be discussed in order to facilitate the recognition and analysis of ethical problems that arise in a variety of settings, including animal as well as human research, clinical practice, and consultation.

Prerequisite: Permission of the graduate deputy chairperson.


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

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