COR3800EN - Juvenile Corrections

Course description

Discusses community-based programs to high security facilities regarding juvenile imprisonment. Thousands of juveniles are incarcerated in adult jails or prisons and some will serve the rest of their lives behind bars. The course covers rehabilitation of these young people.

How this course benefits students

The goal is to embrace the true meaning of Christian citizenship and civic responsibility

Why this course is important

A designed learning experience that includes the possibility to learn from natural consequences, mistakes, and successes.

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

students will have the opportunity to master the skillset for thriving in this sector as a leader for Christ. Learning to apply what is taught in the classroom to real life issues will allow the student to help others in the criminal justice field with an unbiased mind and thought process.

Missionally driven

Justice is about restoring our broken relationship with God to what he intends for us, which includes our role in God’s purposes for all of his creatures and for the world that he has made.

Contextually informed

Allow the student the desire to join in with God where he is at work -- in our homes and communities -- so that we may see the spiritual transformation of people and communities in the criminal justice system..

Interculturally focused

Understanding the juvenile criminal mindset will allow the student to gain real world experience.

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.