May 22, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SOC 456 - Community Corrections

Common Course Number & Description
An examination of the history of adult and juvenile treatment and punishment.  Emphasis is upon contemporary community based treatment as well as traditional prison-based incarceration.  The process of sentencing, particularly the role of the pre-sentence investigation (PSI) is covered.  Special attention is devoted to internship and career possibilities in the corrections arena.
3 semester hours