CJS1300 Intro to Corrections

Course Overview

Educational Level: Lower undergraduate, Associate
Credit Hours: 3 Credits

Course Description:

Class focuses on how the day-to-day practitioner conducts business in the field of corrections, in both the institutional and community settings. The student will learn how the corrections system works, from classification, to security, to treatment, re-entry and rehabilitation.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The goal is to embrace the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility; students will have the opportunity to master the skillset for thriving in this sector as a leader for Christ. Learning to apply what is taught in the classroom to real life issues will allow the student to help others in the criminal justice field with an unbiased mind and thought process.

Why This Course Is Important:

Parole and probation officers work with criminals and their families to facilitate the rehabilitation of offenders. Their duties may include arranging for mental health services, jobs or housing, and monitoring their behavior. The criminal justice students needs to have a full understanding of this.