Catalogue 2014 - 2015

CJ 397 Alternative Sentencing


3 cr.


CJ major or Forensic Chemistry 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.