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CRJ 105 - Introduction to Corrections

This course provides an overview of corrections in the criminal justice system, tracing the history of corrections in the United States.  The relationship between corrections and the other criminal justice components is examined, with an emphasis on the four major correctional models.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the major periods of corrections history and their importance.
  2. Explain the role of corrections in the context of the larger criminal justice process.
  3. Identify the goals of sentencing and explain common sentencing practices.
  4. Explain the roles of local, state, and federal correctional institutions.