CJS6830 Trends/Issues in Juvenile Institutional/Community Corrections

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits

Course Description:

Course focuses on essential information on the wide array of punishments and treatment programs that constitute alternatives to prison and jail discussing corrections programs, probation, parole, electronic monitoring, house arrest, day-treatment centers, boot camps, restitution, shock incarceration, halfway houses and fines.

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:

The course focuses on sociological theory and research on juvenile delinquency.