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CJC 141 Corrections

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Course Description

This course covers the history, major philosophies, components, and current practices 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.

Note:  In accordance with the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, this course has been approved to satisfy the pre-major/elective requirement in A.A. and A.S. degree programs.