Course Descriptions

Corrections

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This course covers the history, major philosophies, components, and current pracices and problems of the field of corrections. Topics include historical evolution, functions of the various components, alternatives to incarceration, treatment programs, inmate control, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the various components, processes, and functions of the correctional system. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Course Name: 

CJC-141

Class Hours: 

3

Lab Hours: 

0

Clinical Hours: 

0

Credit Hours: 

3