Administration of the Adult and Juvenile Correction Systems

CJS 6315 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Examines the operation and nature of the U.S. correctional system, including the juvenile justice system as well as the adult correctional system. Covers theories and philosophies of correctional administration and the conditions that generate delinquent behavior as well as current critical issues such as overcrowding, alternatives to incarceration, and efforts to maintain family cohesion.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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