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GS 3237 - Introduction: U.S. Detention & Corrections
Offered By University of Connecticut - 3 credits
Instructor: Jane Garvey  
Instructor Email: Jane.Garvey@uconn.edu
Date Range:
Spring 2012
From January 17, 2012 To April 27, 2012
Course Level: Undergraduate
Cost:   $1,032.00
Course Type: Credit
Add'l Out-of-State Cost:   $0.00
Course Delivery: Online
Add'l Fees:   None
Per Semester Fee:   None

Description: Affords a general overview of detention and corrections in America, including differentiating the purpose and operation of jails versus prisons and the use of non-custodial corrections alternatives such as community service, probation and parole. Specific issues of consequence in today's domestic correctional environment will be explored.

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Prerequisites: Open to Juniors and above.

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email: ccsonline@uconn.edu
Phone: (860) 486-1080

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University of Connecticut
Center for Continuing Studies
One Bishop Circle, U-4056
Storrs, CT 06269-4056

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Phone: 800-622-9907

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