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CJ 105
Introduction to Corrections


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Review of the corrections field, tracing early American penal systems and philosophy to present day correctional programs. Emphasis on our contemporary penal system, incarceration, classification, various forms of release, and community-based correctional programs. Recommended: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop a broad perspective on the field of corrections.
  • Become familiar with major correctional court decisions and their impact.
  • Develop an understanding of the correctional system and its philosophy and operation.
  • Understand and use terminology and legal terms applicable to corrections.
  • Develop a knowledge base of contemporary corrections methods and programs.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CJ 105
    Fall 2009
    5710
    Dominic Cortinas
    CJ 105
    Spring 2009
    5710
    Dominic Cortinas
    CJ 105
    Winter 2009
    5710
    Dominic Cortinas
    CJ 105
    Fall 2008
    5710
    Dominic Cortinas
    CJ 105
    Winter 2008
    0812
    Michael Ponti


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.