Course: CJS 444. Community Corrections (3)
Prerequisite: SOC 250 or CJS 102 or CJS 302 or permission of instructor. This course studies the role of community corrections within the U.S. correctional system. Specifically, this course includes topics including pretrial diversion, community-based sentences and treatment, and parole supervision. Critical issues in the field including offender reentry, managing offenders in a community setting, and instituting alternatives to traditional incarceration will be addressed. Practical application of course material to work in the community corrections field will also be emphasized.