Sep 22, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

C_J 5630 - Corrections: Theory and Application (3)

When Offered: Fall, Alternate years
A comprehensive examination of the theory, research, and policy pertinent to the administration and management of jails, prisons, and community corrections. Attention to the historical development of the American correctional system, the philosophies behind corrections and punishment, correctional systems and the inmate prison experience, personnel management, sentencing and its implications, community-based corrections, judicial intervention, and correctional reform. Special emphasis on the underlying social, legal, and ethical issues that affect various correctional strategies.