Certificate in Correctional Science
The Certificate of Achievement in Correctional Science provides the student with a base of knowledge for entry-level positions such as corrections officer, custody assistant, or jailer in institutional and community corrections, as well as private and paraprofessional positions at local, state, and federal levels.
|AJ 130||Introduction to Probation and Parole||3|
|AJ 131||Introduction to Corrections||3|
|AJ 135||Control and Supervision in Corrections||3|
|AJ 137||Legal Aspects of Corrections||3|
|ENGL 101||Reading and Composition||4-5|
|or ENGL 101H||Reading and Composition - Honors|
|or ENGL 101E||Reading and Composition, Enhanced|
|Select two (2) of the following courses:|
|Introduction to the Administration of Justice||3|
|Concepts of Criminal Law||3|
|Legal Aspects of Evidence||3|
|Criminal Court Process||3|
|Community and the Justice System||3|
|Correctional Interviewing and Counseling||3|
Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Correctional Science Certificate of Achievement will:
- Identify legal responsibilities and inmate rights as they apply to institutional and community oriented corrections.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the function, duties, and responsibilities of the correctional component of the criminal justice system.
- Recognize the requirements for entry level employment and the selection and training mandates for correctional personnel at the local, state, and federal levels.