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ADMJ 033: Introduction to Probation and Parole

Course Description

This course covers a comprehensive introduction to the understanding of the corrections system in the U.S. Emphasis is on its origin and evolution, philosophies of corrections, perspectives on sentencing, offender rights, legal issues, and alternatives to incarceration including community corrections, probation and parole. The course addresses adult, juvenile and special needs offenders, corrections specialists, staff and administration as a profession and previews special challenges for the future of corrections.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 10/14/22