University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
AMERICAN CORRECTIONS
 

Subject: ADMJ

Course Number : 0102

Course Title:  AMERICAN CORRECTIONS

Course Description:

A study of correctional structure and operation. The course explores origins of correctional institutions and the evolution of correctional practices in contemporary society. Covered also are noninstitutional forms of correctional control focusing on alternatives to incarceration in community settings. Programs reviewed include institutional corrections, intermediate sanctions, community-based corrections, community justice, and balanced and restorative justice programs.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: None       Non-Western  /Global 

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