cjs255 | undergraduate
Introduction To Corrections
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
topic title goes here
- Describe how other nations view the use of imprisonment.
- Examine probation as a sentence and process.
- Critique parole and mandatory release today.
- Define the origins of rehabilitation in prison.
- Describe parole and other options for getting out of prison.
- Identify the options available under community corrections.
History and Development of Corrections
- Identify the forms of punishment most often used in societies throughout the 1700âs.
- Compare and contrast prisons during and after World War II.
- Examine the penitentiary ideal.
- Examine the move toward separate prisons for women and juveniles.
- Compare the two contrasting models of American Prisons.
- Describe the rise and fall of labor in prison.
- Compare how jail and prison inmates differ.
- Examine the extent and nature of prison violence.
- Classify the background of male and female prisoners.
- Compare how state and federal prisoners differ.
- Analyze the evolution and perspectives of prison life.
- Identify the needs of special, juvenile, mentally ill and substance abusing prisoners.
- Evaluate alternatives to litigation.
- Describe the jailâs place in corrections and its role throughout history.
- Identify problems within jails.
- Explain the reasons for the growth of state prison systems.
- Examine the differing security levels in state and federal institutions.
- Describe the history of state and federal prisons.
Correctional Policy and Procedures
- Assess the impact of sentencing on corrections.
- Identify the influence of the prison environment on management and custody.
- Describe the methods of secure custody in prison.
- Define the prison wardenâs role today.
- Discern the trends in corrections officer professionalization and the accreditation movement in corrections.
- Define prison privatization.
- Analyze the principal objectives of punishment.
Please ask about these special rates:
Teacher Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for current, certified P-12 teachers and administrators. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.
Military Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for active duty military members and their spouses. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.
The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.