CCJS3344 Probation and Parole

Course Description

The history, philosophy and development of adult and juvenile probation and parole in the United States are examined.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: None

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of the history and development of the parole and probation systems.
  • Explain court decisions which have shaped parole and probation into what it is today.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how different programs and approaches have been developed and how they are being used today in parole and probation.
  • Exhibit an overall understanding of what case work is, how it is applied to different types of offenders and how it can affect the offender and the officer.