Course Code: CMRJ316 Course ID: 2545 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
A comprehensive study of the context, practices, and special interests of corrections. Topics include the early history and current trends of correctional thought and practice, jails and other short-term facilities, intermediate sanctions, the prison experience, women in prison, institutional management, educational/treatment programs, prisoners' rights, and race/ethnicity challenges.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Describe sentencing philosophy and the central purpose of criminal punishment
- Compare and contrast state and federal correctional organization and administration
- Assess the effectiveness of community correctional programs
- Examine the nature of workplace corruption among correctional personnel
- Analyze the cost and health issues associated with older inmates
- Distinguish how prisons control the influence of security threat groups (STGs)
Instructions and grading expectations for all forums will appear in the Forums section of the course site.
Instructions and grading expectations for all assignments will appear in the Assignments section of the course site.
Instructions and grading expectations for all exams will appear in the Tests & Quizzes section of the course site.
|Week 1 Forum||4.83 %|
|Week 2 Forum||4.83 %|
|Week 3 Forum||4.83 %|
|Week 5 Forum||4.83 %|
|Week 6 Forum||4.83 %|
|Week 7 Forum||4.83 %|
|Assignment 1||10.00 %|
|Assignment 2||10.00 %|
|MidTerm Exam||25.00 %|
|Final Exam||25.00 %|
Weekly lessons and assigned readings are available in the course site.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.