AOJ-111 Introduction to Corrections
Students will examine historical and contemporary correctional practices in the Introduction to Corrections course. Theoretical concepts of the criminal sanction will be introduced, along with institutional rehabilitation and community-based corrections. Various correctional settings and approaches are discussed including topics such as punishment, probation, the prison community, and parole. Students will also explore the role of community resources in treating the non-institutionalized offender, i.e. through halfway houses, alternative programs, and work and study release.
Semester Hours: 3
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