UMT Name We're here: FaceBook Youtube LinkedIn+ Twitter
Call us toll free: 1.800.924.4883

ApplyRequest InfoAcademic ProgramsCertificate ProgramsTraining ProgramsGeneral InfoTuition and Financial AidAlumniPayments

CJ 211   Introduction to Corrections    Credits: 3

This course provides a sociological and humanistic approach to understanding the corrections system. Institutional and community sanctions are discussed from the point of view of offenders and corrections workers. A fundamental concept is that corrections is a system of interconnected parties, and not just a standalone service to society. Topics include an overview of the corrections system, the history of correctional thought and practice, punishment and prevention, the law of corrections, the correctional client, jails and short-term detention, probation, community corrections, prison and long-term incarceration, corrections for juvenile and women offenders, race and ethnicity, death penalty, immigration and justice and the future of corrections.

Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Copyright © 1998-2021 University of Management and Technology (UMT) | Consumer Information Disclosure