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CJS 376 Sentencing 3.0 Credits

We explore the theoretical basis for sentencing, including the purposes of sentencing, and determination of the just sentence, including the consideration of the crime, as well as the offender’s background and criminal history. We cover contemporary issues like prosecutorial misconduct, plea bargaining, sentencing guidelines, mandatory minimums, truth in sentencing and the impact of racial and gender disparities. We also spend time investigating special issues within the field such as the sentencing of juveniles and capital sentencing procedures.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Criminology and Justice Studies

http://catalog.drexel.edu/undergraduate/collegeofartsandsciences/criminaljusticeconc/

Major: Criminology and Justice Studies Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science (BS) Calendar Type: Quarter Total Credit Hours: 183.0 Co-op Options: One Co-op (Four years); No Co-op (Four years) Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 45.0401 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 11-9199

Criminology and Justice Studies

http://catalog.drexel.edu/undergraduate/collegeofartsandsciences/criminologyandjusticestudies/justicestudiesconc/

Major: Criminology and Justice Studies Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science (BS) Calendar Type: Quarter Total Credit Hours: 183.0 Co-op Options: One Co-op (Four years); No Co-op (Four years) Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: 45.0401 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 21-0000

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