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    Mar 26, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRIM 102 - Introduction to Corrections

Number of Credits: 3
Introduction to Corrections introduces the student to the field of corrections as it relates to the criminal justice system. It focuses on the history of corrections and the various forms of criminal sanctions at the federal, state, and local levels. Three hours lecture. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): CRIM 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Outline the history of corrections from the beginning of recorded history to the present.
  2. Describe the process of justice from arrest to release.
  3. Describe the various alternatives to imprisonment.
  4. Identify the differences in correctional facilities at the various levels of government.
  5. Identify the tasks and functions of custody.
  6. Describe the various methods of managing and treating offenders.
  7. Identify the problems associated with juvenile and special category offenders.
  8. Identify the rights of prisoners.
  9. Describe the various methods available to reintegrate offenders into society.

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