Introduction to Corrections
3.0 Credit Hours

Course Description

This course provides an in depth look at the past, present and future of corrections. It examines the purposes of correctional punishment throughout history and highlights the many subcomponents of modern-day corrections. We will focus on issues facing the correctional enterprise today and gain an appreciation for contemporary real-world correctional practice. Students will be able to review the career opportunities available in the progressive field of corrections.

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