American Correctional System

CJS 2104 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Presents an overview and critical analysis of correctional systems, emphasizing interrelationships of all aspects of corrections. Topics include historical developments; policy analysis; decision making; and the range of treatment/punishment options available, including probation and parole. Discusses current correctional philosophy and treatment approaches on federal, state, and local levels. Includes a historical, philosophical, and pragmatic view of community corrections and an analysis of alternatives to imprisonment or institutionalization.

Prerequisites

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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
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  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 9, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 20, 2017 (6-week classes)

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