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.|
PrerequisitesStudents should refer to the Registrar’s Course Catalog for course prerequisite information.
Course SectionsThere 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.