CJC 4010

Introduction to Corrections

Credits: 3; Coreq: CCJ 3024 and 3LS or 4LS major.

Introduces the field of penology and corrections. Consideration is given to conflicting philosophies of punishment; criminological theory as it applies to the field of corrections; the selectivity of the process through which offenders move before their involvement in correctional programs; alternative correctional placements; and empirical assessments of the short-term and long-term consequences of involvement in correctional programs. (S)