Tompkins Cortland Community College

CRJU104 - Introduction to Corrections

This course focuses on the components and programs that constitute the correctional system within the United States. Major topics include origins and history of correctional philosophies, rationales, practices, programs, and institutions; administration and management of correctional facilities and programs; constitutional requirements and requirements in the operations of corrections; legal rights of inmates; incarceration of special-needs offenders; supervision of offenders who are not incarcerated; and the future of punishment and corrections. Prerequisites: RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100. Cross-listed as HUMS 104. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.