CRIM 3313: Prisons and Corrections (2023-2024)

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This course examines corrections as an integral part of the criminal justice system, exploring issues of imprisonment, parole, and probation, with a focus on prisons as the main correctional institution. The course examines the organizational structure and culture of prisons, including the social roles of prisoners and prison guards. The course examines historical and contemporary practices of punishment and rehabilitation (e.g., mass incarceration, the death penalty, treatment of vulnerable populations, solitary confinement), and contemporary reforms.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 21690 5 Rebeca Petean
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Restrictions: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology Majors, Minors, Concentrations only. Freshman students are excluded.
Attributes: Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit
Instructional Methods: Online
Note: Full Term

(CRIM 1110: C- or better
OR SOC 1110: C- or better
OR CRIM 2510: C- or better
OR SOC 2510: C- or better)