Introduction to Corrections
3 Credit Hours

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth look at the past, present and future of corrections. It identifies the components of modern day corrections and focuses on the issues facing correctional systems. Students will have an opportunity to analyze the levels of supervision provided by the county, state and federal agencies and explore the various diversionary measures that can serve as alternatives to incarceration. Emerging topics of evidence-based practices, re-entry into the community and addressing victims rights will also be discussed.

Course Delivery
FlexNet courses are taught via the internet using iNET (located in TritonPass). Students can enroll in a FlexNet course at any time throughout the semester as long as there is space available in the course, except the last three weeks of the term. Students have until the end of the term to complete the course from the time of enrollment and payment. All FlexNet courses end on the same date, the last day of the term, no matter the enrollment date. FlexNet courses do not have weekly deadlines, but it is highly recommended for students to stay on task.

Instructor: Netti Renshaw