Correctional Science, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Correctional Science Certificate, the student demonstrates knowledge and skills for a job in corrections, probation, and or adult or juvenile probation; and the student successfully demonstrates his or her ability to recognize and apply the concepts and terminology that is needed to understand the California criminal justice system. The Chancellor's Office approves the program.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. The student successfully demonstrates his or her ability to recognize and apply the concepts and terminology that is needed to understand the corrections component of the criminal justice system.
  2. Upon successful completion of the Correctional Science Certificate, the student demonstrates knowledge and skills for a job in corrections, probation, and or adult or juvenile probation.

Core Requirements

Complete 18 units

A J 022

Concepts of Criminal Law

3

A J 031

Report Preparation

3

A J 051

Introduction to Correctional Science

3

A J 053

Correctional Interviewing and Interventions

3

A J 055

Control and Supervision in Corrections

3

A J 057

Legal Aspects of Corrections

3

Restricted Electives

Complete 6 units selected from:

A J 028

Juvenile Law and Procedures

3

A J 041

Narcotics Investigation and Control

3

A J 054

Introduction to Probation and Parole

3

Minimum Units Required: 24

Complete each course with a grade of "C" or better.