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Master Course Outline
Introduction to Corrections

Course Number: CJ 105
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

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 Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Develop a broad perspective on the field of corrections.
B. Become familiar with major correctional court decisions and their impact.
C. Develop an understanding of the correctional system and its philosophy and operation.
D. Understand and use terminology and legal terms applicable to corrections.
E. Develop a knowledge base of contemporary corrections methods and programs.


Syllabi Listing
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
CJ 105
Fall 2007
0810
Michael Ponti


Two Year Projected Schedule

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

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)