A comprehensive overview of the field of corrections, with special emphasis on community-based corrections as alternatives to institutionalization. Beginning with the history and evolving philosophy of corrections, seeks to develop an understanding of the role of the various institutions that are in place, an examination of how these institutions are changing to meet public expectations, the needs of offenders and legal and political pressures. Falls and Springs. Prerequisite(s): CJ 1010.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.