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AJS 240 The Corrections Function
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2009
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: History and development of correctional theories and institutions.

Prerequisites: AJS 101

Corequisites: None


Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. Outline the components of the correctional system.
2. Describe the historical evolution of the correctional system.
3. Discuss alternatives to incarceration.
4. Define the development and administration of probation and parole.
5. Describe prison operations, including classification of prisoners, discipline and security.
6. Compare various prison services and programs.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Using a variety of creative devices, identify the purpose of the correctional system, probation, and parole, both historically and in modern society.
2. Explore the alternatives to incarceration and suggest three to five reform measures to the current correctional system.