CRJS 275 Corrections

This class will introduce students to a critical study of corrections-the institutionalized system through which society incarcerates or otherwise punishes and supervisers individuals identified as criminals. The course will consider the correctional system, with particular attention to the social forces that shape and are shaped by corrections. The course will focus on models and trends in corrections with application for both understanding society and preparation for practice. Prerequisites: CRJ 201 and SOC 101. (Offered fall semester of even calendar years.)