Corrections, Associate in Arts Degree
Banner Code: 2_AA_CORR
Control Number: 18419
Financial Aid Eligible
Theories, principles, and techniques of juvenile justice and corrections.
Potential careers students may enter upon completion are as follows:
- Police officer
- Probation officer
- Corrections officer
Program Level Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Describe the roles of corrections professionals within the adult and juvenile justice systems.
- Recognize the differences in staff and inmate hierarchies within the correctional environment.
- Identify the components of an integrated and strategic supervision model for community corrections that reduces offender recidivism.
- Describe the principles of evidence-based practice used by human service professionals to achieve effective interventions.
- Explain the legal justifications required for conducting a search and an arrest, and the exceptions to these requirements.
- Describe crimes by their names, elements, and classifications.
- Develop effective reading, writing, speaking, listening, and nonverbal communication skills for a variety of audiences.
- Evaluate legal arguments, and explain constitutional and statutory limits on the application of law.
- Identify the foundational requirements for the admissibility and the exclusion of evidence in a criminal court proceeding.
- Discuss the Six Pillars of Character as defined by the Josephson Institute of Ethics: trustworthiness, respect, fairness, responsibility, justice and fairness, caring, civic virtue and citizenship, and how they apply to personal and professional environments.
|CJ G123||Juvenile Law||3|
|CJ G128||Criminal Procedure & Evidence||3|
|CJ G137||Community Relations And Special Issues In Criminal Justice||3|
|CJ G141||Concepts of Criminal Law||3|
|CJ G146||Police Report Writing||3|
|CJ G150||Introduction To Corrections||3|
|CJ G151||Practical Aspects Of Corrections||3|
|GE Pattern (Local, CSU GE-Breadth, or IGETC)||18-39|