Jun 02, 2020  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRIM 325 - Corrections

(3 cr) This course provides a general overview of the American corrections system and a survey of today’s most pressing correctional problems.  The philosophy of punishment will be extensively discussed, and major emphases will be on the nature of the prison experience, alternatives to incarceration, judicial intervention into correctional affairs, and the controversy concerning the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs. (Previously titled Penology)



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