Jan 21, 2020  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2016-17 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJ 231 - Principles of Correction


This course will survey the historical and philosophical development of the correctional system, with special emphasis on systems within Massachusetts, the federal system, probation and other alternatives to incarceration and parole. It will include an overview of the fundamental processes, trends and practices of correctional institutions, with consideration given to topics such as: overcrowding, violence, AIDS and other health-related issues, staffing, female offenders, and international perspectives.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of CRJ 111 and ENG 101.

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