Course Description


CJ 322 Institutional Corrections
4 cr. (4-0-0)
Offered: Contact department for information
Prerequisite: CJ 110 and junior status, or instructor permission.

The course presents an in-depth analysis of the history and operation of prisons and jails in the United States and other countries. The course covers the management and operation of prisons and jails from the perspective of both employees and incarcerated persons. This course also explores the role of civil commitments as a form of involuntary incarceration in the criminal justice system.