May 27, 2018  
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AJ 19 INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
This course is an overview of the corrections subsystem of the criminal justice system. It examines the historical development of correctional theory, practice, and punishment; current concepts, trends, and practices; explanations of criminal behavior; legal issues, general laws, and general operations related to correctional institutions; and functions and objectives of the criminal justice system concerned with institutional, probation, parole, and community correctional processes as they modify the offender's behavior. The course explores professional career opportunities in public and private agencies. AJ 19 was formerly offered as AJ 119. C-ID: AJ 200. NR



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