Career Studies Certificates


Career Studies Certificate in Corrections II


This career studies certificate is a one semester certificate.


This career studies certificate is designed as a stackable credential.  These classes relate to the structure of the corrections system, human behavior, inmate treatment standards and juvenile corrections facilities.

Occupational Objectives: 

The occupational objectives focus on how to help inmates understand and deal with change, manage difficult behavior and make effective decisions. Core course topics can include:  Security practices, parole and probation, legalities in corrections, juvenile justice practices, criminal justice operations.

Admission Requirements:

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

First Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ADJ 145 Corrections and the Community 3 0 3
ADJ 212 Criminal Law, Evidence and Procedures II 3 0 3
ADJ 215 Report Writing 3 0 3
ADJ 227 Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel 3 0 3
ADJ 228 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs 3 0 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 19 0 19


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