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CRJU 203 - Problems of Corrections (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
PROBLEMS OF CORRECTIONS
Component: Lecture
General overview of the American corrections system and a survey of the most pressing correctional problems of the twenty-first century. Philosophy of punishment extensively discussed. Major emphasis on the nature of the prison experience, alternatives to incarceration, judicial intervention in correctional affairs and the controversy over the efficacy of rehabilitation programs.
Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
University Breadth: Social and Behavioral Sciences Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
General Education Objectives:
Read Critically Analyze Arguments and Information Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications