Administration of Justice

Corrections - CCL

This program is not eligible for Financial Aid
Effective term: 
2019 Fall
Final term: 
Total credits required: 
Program Availability: 
Shared by: CG, EM, GC, MC, PC, PV, RS, SC, SM

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Corrections program is designed for students intending to pursue careers in various correctional components of the justice system, including parole, probation, jail, and prisons. Focus is broader learning about the correction function in the context of overall administration of justice system.

Program notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
AJS123Ethics and the Administration of Justice (3) OR
AJS255Crime, Law, and Mental Health (3) 3
AJS212Juvenile Justice Procedures 3
AJS240The Correction Function 3
AJS205Criminal Justice Report Writing (3) OR
AJS275Criminal Investigation (3) 3
  1. Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  2. Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS205, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  3. Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  4. Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system. (AJS101, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  5. Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255)
  6. Apply the principles and processes of criminal and constitutional law, criminology theory, knowledge of the functions and components of the criminal justice system, and current issues to criminal justice operations. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255)
  7. Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data. (AJS101, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  8. Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  9. Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)