Correctional Science, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of the Associate in Science Degree in Correctional Science, the student demonstrates fulfillment of the lower-division requirements for any accredited baccalaureate institution; preparation for participation in the Basic Corrections Peace Officer Academy; or a job in corrections.

Minimum Units Required: 62

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

A J 031

Report Preparation

3

A J 051

Introduction to Correctional Science

3

ENG 001A

Written Communications

3

SOCIO 001A

Introduction to Sociology

3

Elective**

Course of Choice

3

Second Semester

A J 055

Control and Supervision in Corrections

3

A J 057

Legal Aspects of Corrections

3

POLSC 001

American Government and Institutions

3

 

or

 

HIST 017A

History of the United States

3

 

or

 

HIST 017B

History of the United States

3

COM ST 001A

Fundamentals of Speech

3

Elective**

Course of Choice

3

Third Semester

A J 022

Concepts of Criminal Law

3

A J 053

Correctional Interviewing and Interventions

3

MATH 082

Intermediate Algebra

5

CS 011

Fundamentals of Computer Science

3

Elective**

Course of Choice

3

Fourth Semester

A J 028

Juvenile Law and Procedures

3

 

or

 

A J 054

Introduction to Probation and Parole

3

A J 041

Narcotics Investigation and Control

3

GE Choice*

Humanities Course

3-5

GE Choice**

Natural Science Course

3-5

Elective**

Course of Choice

 

*A course selected from the Humanities area of the General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

**A course selected from the Natural Science area of the General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

3

Minimum Units 62