Crime, Correction and Society

Course Description

A legal and sociological approach to understanding the fundamental ideas which have shaped correctional theories and practices. An in-depth study of adult sentencing, prisons, and jails subsystem including institutions by type and function, probation, parole, and community-based programs. A comprehensive examination of current correctional practices, punishment, rehabilitation, and community treatment programs with an emphasis on issues concerning race, ethnicity, and gender. This is a C-ID course.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25944 ADMJ 6 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Kevin Rudich ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Footnote Information

ADMJ-006.-50Z-: This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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