Catalogue 2012 - 2013

CJ 397 Alternative Sentencing


3 cr.


Junior standing, CJ major, or permission of instructor.

Course Description

This course will examine alternative sentencing practices and programs from its beginning to our present day correctional system. The course will examine various models responsible for the evolution of alternative sanction in the United States. The course will focus on new technologies and career opportunities in the field, including sex offender programs, intensive supervision programs, day reporting, substance abuse treatment programs, and electronic monitoring systems.