The Program in Depth

Successful completion of AIU's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program with a Specialization in Corrections and Case Management can provide students with an understanding of the goals and philosophies underlying correctional interventions, types of criminal sentencing and penal sanctions.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Explain and trace the history and philosophy of adult and juvenile correctional systems and identify the different models of punishment associated with each system.
  • Explain the history of probation and parole and the roles of the probation and parole officers in the criminal and juvenile correctional systems
  • Define community corrections and the innovative approaches associated with this perspective, such as restorative justice, peacemaking, intermediate sentences, drug courts and substance abuse counseling
  • Apply various assessment, diagnostic techniques and case management strategies for working with adult and juvenile offenders
  • Explain the organizational structure, administrative practices and operating procedures of correctional agencies in the handling of personnel and their functions
  • Define the development of prisoners’ rights and identify and analyze landmark decisions that substantiate rights for prisoners.
  • Identify and analyze ethical issues related to decision-making process associated with moral dilemmas in corrections.

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you take will be in your field of interest, on average, than at other similar schools. For a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Corrections and Case Management, your classes can include:

  • Crime and Substance Abuse

    This course examines drug abuse and its relationship to crime. Topics include the statistical relationship between drugs and crime, drug laws, and cou...

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  • Addiction Intervention in the Justice System

    This course provides the student with an overview of substance abuse intervention and rehabilitative services and models available across the justice ...

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  • Prison Law

    This course focuses on the historical context in which prisoners' rights were established in the United States. Students will examine landmark court d...

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Course content subject to change

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