Corrections: Theory and Practice

General

Prefix

CJS

Course Number

415

Course Level

Undergraduate

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Health and Wellness Professions

Description

Historical development, theories, and institutions of punishment and social control. Social systems of prisoners and officers; institutional administration and legal issues in management; policies and strategies of intervention; decision-making in sentencing and parole; and treatment and organization as they relate to the criminal justice process.

Prerequisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Describe and analyze the historical development of prisons.

Outcome

Actively examine the content of theories and institutions of punishment and social control.

Outcome

Describe and analyze the issues and trends within community corrections.

Outcome

Demonstrate knowledge of gender, racial, and juvenile problem identification and possible solution development related to pre- and post-incarceration.

Dependencies

Courses

CJS415 is a prerequisite for:

Programs

CJS415 is a completion requirement for: