Criminal Justice

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CRJ 200
Title Corrections
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites CRJ101

Description

This course introduces the student to the historical and philosophical development of what is commonly referred to as ""the correctional system"". Special emphasis will be given to the structure, administration and nature of institutional and community corrections. Topics may include the inmate subculture, community based treatment programs, and prisoner rights, as well as the societal functions of corrections. Three lecture hours per week. CRJ major requirement.