Correctional Science

Applied Science & Technology Division
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.

Total Units Required 24
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
AJ 31 Report Preparation 3
AJ 51 Introduction to Correctional Science 3
AJ 53 Correctional Interviewing and Interventions 3
ELECTIVE See Group I below 3

Second Semester
AJ 22 Concepts of Criminal Law 3
AJ 55 Control and Supervision in Corrections 3
AJ 57 Legal Aspects of Corrections 3
ELECTIVE See Group I below 3

Group I (Electives)
AJ 28 Juvenile Law and Procedures 3
AJ 41 Narcotics Investigation and Control 3
AJ 54 Introduction to Probation and Parole 3

Data Entry
Business Division
Upon successful completion of the Data Entry Certificate program, the student demonstrates the skills and knowledge for entry level jobs as a data entry clerk. Data Entry employees are responsible for the entry of information into computer database or program.

Total Units Required: 18.5 - 20
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
BIM 1A Beginning Keyboarding 1.5
BIM 1B Exploring Word Processing 1.5
BIM 7A Beginning Word Processing: Concepts and Applications 3
BUS 10A Bookkeeping 3
C S 45 Microsoft Windows 1

Second Semester
BIM 70 Keyboarding for Speed and Accuracy 1.5
BIM 31 Electronic Calculation 3
BIM 32A,B,C Beg., Inter. and Adv. Office Calculation 3
BUS 13 Accounting on the Microcomputer 2

BUS 15 Spreadsheets for Accounting 2
BIM 7B Advanced Word Processing: Concepts & Applications 3