CORRECTIONS INDUSTRY DESCRIPTION
Graduates who concentrate on Corrections do such things as
confine dangerous and aggressive individuals, prepare legal
reports, search persons, subdue violent inmates, testify in court,
and in some extreme cases, use deadly force. They also identify
and understand disciplinary practices in the United States in
relation to philosophies of punishment, sentencing practices,
victim’s rights and institutional limitations.
Programs in corrections will provide students with an
understanding of the adult and juvenile criminal justice
processes, its agencies, and personnel. These programs will
study the theory, concept, and historical significance of the
evolution of the criminal justice system.
Develop Skills In Corrections
- Documenting a variety of behaviors and
events in a manner that is specific, clear,
grammatically correct, culturally sensitive,
and legally defensible.
- Applying basic methods of institutional
management and rehabilitative practices.
- Applying basic theories for the causes of
crime and dynamics of criminal behavior.
- Applying the laws regulating institutional
conduct in a fair manner
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN CORRECTIONS
- Uniform jail and prison corrections
- Prison Superintendents