2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJ 245 - Community Correctional Alternatives


This course will explore the historical development of probation and parole in the United States as well as current treatment philosophies, and strategies for supervision. It will focus on the relationship between prisons and the community and community- based correctional alternatives. Topics such as boot camps, electronic monitoring, drug courts, halfway houses, and intensive supervision will be explored with an emphasis on evaluating the empirical effectiveness of these alternatives. Speakers, field visit.

Prerequisite: CJ 158  
1 semester. 3 credits.
Alternating Spring Semesters.