This course covers the history and development of corrections at the local, state and federal levels with emphasis on the goals, structure, and operations of correctional institutions. Included are alternatives to incarceration and the future of corrections within the American criminal justice system. This course is equivalent to the Illinois Articulation Initiatives Criminal Justice course numbered CRJ-911. Written assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, the course. Enrollment Requirements: Grade of C or better in Criminal Justice 102, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.