The Corrections Certificate program is designed for both the pre-service student and current correctional employee. The program provides the academic background for an understanding of the criminal justice system and the role of corrections within it. It also provides the necessary foundation courses towards the pursuit of the Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a ā€œCā€ or better.

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Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
PSYC 1000 – General Psychology 3
CRMJ 2120 – Intro to Criminal Justice 3
CRMJ 2350 – Intro to Corrections II/I 3
Freshman Foundations 1
MATH 1515 – Applied Technical Math or higher level math course 3
Constitutional Requirements 2-3
Total Credit Hours: 15-16

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3
CRMJ 2210-Criminal Law I 3
CRMJ 2370-Institutional Corrections 3
CO/M 1030-Interpersonal Communications 3
CRMJ 2125-Forensic Psychology 3
Physical Education Activity 1
Outcomes Assessment: Departmental Paper
Total Credit Hours: 16