Course Descriptions

CRJU 4300 - Community Corrections


An examination of alternatives to incarceration. Special emphasis will be given to the issues of probation and parole, as well as diversion, community service, electronic monitoring, and various treatment programs.

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the different forms of alternatives to incarceration.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the process of probation and parole.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of the use of community corrections.
  • Module 1: What is Community Corrections?
  • Module 2: Risk Assessments and Pre-Sentence Investigations
  • Module 3: The Tasks and Responsibilities of Community Supervision Officers
  • Module 4: Liability
  • Module 5: Probation and Parole
  • Module 6: Case Management and Community Based Treatment Centers
  • Module 7: Intermediate Sanctions and Balanced and Restorative Justice
  • Module 8: Special Populations

Credit Hours

Criminal Justice


  • CRJU 1100 & CRJU 3300
CPL Eligible