May 26, 2022  
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CCJ 371 - Correctional Institutions


4 credits
Provides an in-depth examination of the social and historical foundations of the American correctional institution. Focuses on the structure and social processes of institutions of confinement in relation to treatment and rehabilitation. Includes an evaluation of recidivism, general and specific deterrence, rehabilitation, incapacitation, and retribution in relation to the American correctional system. Emphasizes philosophies of punishment, sentencing strategies, the prison community, alternatives to incarceration, and reform efforts. Prerequisite(s): CCJ 271 .
* This course was formerly offered under a different number; students who took the following course(s) will not receive additional credit unless the course is stated to be repeatable in the description above: CCJ 341.
Grade mode designated on a CRN basis each term. Students should consult current term schedule.



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