Corrections Science I

Career Studies Certificates
Career Studies Certificate in Corrections I
This career studies certificate is a one semester certificate.

This career studies certificate is designed as a stackable credential that introduces students to the field of Corrections.  This program is the first semester for correctional staff to possess a working knowledge of the corrections field and an understanding of the skills used to manage, treat, and counsel inmates.

Occupational Objectives

The occupational objectives are to provide a basic foundation in this field that does not require a degree or individuals who wish to increase their knowledge and/or skill.  Courses in this program can be used as stackable credentials.


Admission Requirements:

Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college.

First Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
ADJ 100 3 0 3
ADJ 107 3 0 3
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice 3 0 3
ADJ 138 1 0 1
ADJ 146 3 0 3
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
CRJU 238
ADJ 211 3 0 3
SDV 100 1 0 1
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
UNIV 100 elective
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17