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This certificate prepares students for entry level positions in the correctional field.
It also provides a foundation for the Liberal Studies – Criminal Justice Emphasis Associates of Arts.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the corrections certificate students will be able to:

Describe key developments in the history of corrections

Discuss the philosophical or theoretical bases for various developments in corrections

Explain the structures and functions of the three-part criminal justice system
(enforcement, judicial, corrections)

Explain the systems and processes within a corrections facility

Relate sentencing options to various corrections settings

Describe the application of key laws and constitutional principles to corrections

Discuss methods for addressing challenges in corrections such as contraband, manipulative offenders, or dangers to inmates or employees

Certificate Requirements

CJ110 Introduction to Criminal Justice (4 Credits)

CJ220 Introduction to Corrections (4 Credits)

CJ221 Roles of the Corrections Client (4 Credits)

Electives (Choose any CJ course) (4 Credits)

Total Credits Required 16

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For more information, contact:
Jesse Koenig, Liberal Studies Department Chair
(906) 524-8307
Wabanung Campus – Room 307