Probation and Parole

CJS 6325 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Examines the major developments in probation and parole including current best practices. Explores the rationale for and techniques used in supervising convicted offenders within communities. Considers issues associated with presentence investigation including caseloads, revocation hearings, community support services, and assessing current and future behavior of probationers and parolees. Analyzes the efficacy of community corrections and other forms of in-community social control.


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


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 20171
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 02/20/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Craig Denman
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
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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