This course is a study of the origin, development and evolution of corrections in America. It begins with historical and philosophical views of the development of corrections focusing on adult offenders. Later topics include administrative and operational components of corrections, criminals in confinement, post-adjudication procedures and community corrections. This course will provide the student with a broad view of the history, processes, systems, people and problems shaping the function and facilities that constitute corrections in America today.
Additional Information: Students must have access to reliable internet service to access course material online. This course will be taught using Canvas our Learning Management System (LMS). Canvas will be utilized for submission of homework, quizzes, and other assignments. If you have questions about this class, please email the instructor at email@example.com
Required Textbook: "Corrections in America, An Introduction", 14th Edition, by Harry E. Allen, Edward J. Latessa, and Bruce S. Ponder. ISBN: 13-978-0-13-359121-7, Pearson Education, Inc.