Criminal Justice: Corrections

Criminal Justice: Corrections Certificate of Achievement 2020-2021

(Major #C.888B.CA)

The Criminology Program is designed for those students interested in the academy, employment, and/or further education in all aspects of the criminal justice system criminology, law enforcement, the courts, corrections, probation and parole, juvenile procedures, and private and industrial security. Some courses are offered on an as-needed basis and are predicated on minimum enrollment requirements; in addition, some courses are offered as recommended electives. Students enrolling in Criminology courses with employment within the criminal justice system in mind should be aware that any person with a felony conviction, a cluster of driving violations, serious drug abuse, a bad credit rating, or found to be of “bad character” will not be eligible for criminal justice system employment.

Major requirements (18 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Select 18 units:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
CRIM 1 Introduction to Criminology 3 AJ 110
CRIM 3 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3 AJ 124
CRIM 6 Criminal Law 3 AJ 120
CRIM 12 Criminal Justice Communications 3 N/A
CRIM 15 Introduction to Police Ethics 3 N/A
CRIM 20 Introduction to Corrections 3 AJ 200
CRIM 23 Correctional Interviewing and Counseling 3 N/A
CRIM 24 Control and Supervision in Corrections 3 N/A

Additional Information

  1. Recognize the functions of the Criminal Justice System.
  2. Be able to calculate how to work within a constitutional framework.

Faculty Advisor(s): G Elliot


2020-2021 Criminal Justice: Corrections Certificate of Achievement