CRJU 3300 - Corrections


A study of the history, structure, and functions of corrections as well as the legal and philosophical basis for the punishment of criminal offenders

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of the historical nature of corrections in America.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the role the American corrections system has had in the development of modern criminal justice.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of social, political, and individual factors that influence the operations of the American correctional system.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the functions of each component of the American correctional system - jails, prisons, probation, parole, and diversion programs.
  5. Develop and implement critical thinking techniques to analyze the primary objective of the American correctional system ‰лв to punish or rehabilitate
  • Module 1: Introduction to Corrections
  • Module 2: Foundations of Corrections
  • Module 3: Correctional Operations
  • Module 4: Correctional Practice
  • Module 5: Community Corrections and Intermediate Sanctioning
  • Module 6: Community Correctional Ideology
  • Module 7: Special Issues in Corrections
  • Module 8: Controversies in Corrections

Credit Hours

Criminal Justice


  • CRJU 1100

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