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    Virginia Western Community College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Virginia Western Academic Catalog


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ADJ 140 - Introduction to Corrections

(3 CR)
Offered in the fall and spring.

Focuses on societal responses to the offender. Traces the evolution of practices based on philosophies of retribution, deterrence, and rehabilitation. Reviews contemporary correctional activities and their relationships to other aspects of the criminal justice system. Lecture 3 hours per week.



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