The certificate program in Corrections Administration is offered for in-service officers, as well as students who wish to enter the corrections field. The program is designed to provide the student with a concentration of courses having a direct relationship to correctional responsibilities.
The courses in this program are transferable to the A.A.S. degree in Criminal Justice - Police Science. A certificate will be issued to those students who successfully complete the 30 prescribed semester hours listed below. Graduates may also be required to pass a qualifying civil service exam for employment.
(Housed in the Law and Criminal Justice Department)
|Distribution Requirements||Credit Hours|
|FIRST SEMESTER: 12 Credit Hours|
|CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CRJ 170 Introduction to Corrections||3|
|SOC 101 Introductory Sociology||3|
|PSY 101 Introductory Psychology||3|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 18 Credit Hours|
|CRJ 171 Legal Aspects of Corrections||3|
|CRJ 172 Institutional Procedures and Treatment of Inmates||3|
|CRJ 217 Community Based Corrections||3|
|PSY 200 Behavior Modification||3|
|PSY 205 Social Psychology||3|
|SOC 203 Criminology||3|