CRJU 7115: Corrections and Penology (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

This course will examine the current research in corrections and penology. It will address specific issues such as public perception and reaction to the criminal justice system's methods of punishment and treatment of criminal offenders, the effectiveness of sentencing options and policies and the various theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of community-based corrections, intermediate sanctions, and prisons.