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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

CORR-101 Introduction to Corrections

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 
This course addresses the historical and philosophical development of corrections to include definition of the correctional process through the criminal justice system the legal process and the role of the correctional officer.

Course Outcomes
1. Trace the historical and philosophical development of corrections 2. Define the legal processes involved in crime and the elements of the Criminal Justice system that apply 3. Understand the correctional processes that follow 4. Understand prisoners’ rights within and outside the prison program 5. Understand community based corrections programs 6. Understand the job and responsibilities of correction officers 7. Understand the various types of offenders and their offenses 8. Be apprised of major improvements needed in the current corrections system