COR3300EN - Adult Corrections

Course description

Prepares students to understand adult corrections situations and how officers in prisons and jails, counselors in halfway houses and probation or parole officers work with adult offenders.

How this course benefits students

The leaders will be agents of civic transformation with a moral and ethical conscience.

Why this course is important

Opportunities for students to take initiative, make decisions, and be accountable for the results.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

The ideas of justice and righteousness are deeply connected in the Bible. Both are richly applied to many things, from fair weights and measures, to just legal proceedings, to good personal conduct, to honesty and truthfulness, to an individual’s right or just claim, to employers’ economically just behaviors, to judges’ fair decisions, to the governmental responsibilities .

Missionally driven

Embrace the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility

Contextually informed

students will have the opportunity to master the skillset for thriving in this sector as a leader for Christ

Interculturally focused

Understanding the real life issues in an adult correctional facility will allow the student to pursue a career in the field knowing how to apply their learnings.

Practically minded

Create a foundational instruction on addressing racial and cultural disparity in our criminal justice system, providing resources and training tools for those in the judicial, prosecutorial, and defense agencies, as well other members of the legal professional community.

Experientially transformed

The practical aspect of this course helps students to engage in the works of mission in the criminal justice system because of the character and activities of God and His mission.