This certificate is designed to provide the student with the basics necessary for entry-level employment in a correctional environment. All courses can be applied to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Corrections, if desired.
There are openings in local and state correctional facilities, local nonprofit agencies providing correctional services, as well as employment through private prison corporations.
|BIS 1120||Introduction to Software Applications||3|
|CJS 1101||Introduction to Criminal Justice Science||3|
|CJS 1103||Constitutional Law & Evidentiary Procedures||3|
|CJS 1105||Criminal Law||3|
|CJS 1110||Interrogation, Documentation & Testimony||3|
|CJS 2111||Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice||3|
|CJS 2200||Human Relations, Mediation & Conflict Resolution||3|
|COM 2206 (Interpersonal Communication) OR COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking)||3|
|COM 2245||Intercultural Communication||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|SOC 1101||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|CJS 1165 (Corrections) OR CJS 1197 (Corrections Full Service Jails/Basic Correction Officer Academy )||3|