Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5776N
First Term: 2019 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 43.0102
Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Instructional Council: Administration of Justice (01)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this program, students may pursue a career as a(n):
33-3012.00 Correctional Officers and Jailers
33-9032.00 Security Guards
33-3021.00 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
33-3021.05 Immigration and Customs Inspectors
33-3021.06 Intelligence Analysts


Description: 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.

Learning Outcomes
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)
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.


Required Courses
AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3

AJS123 Ethics and the Administration of Justice (3) OR
AJS255 Crime, Law, and Mental Health (3) 3

AJS212 Juvenile Justice Procedures 3
AJS240 The Correction Function 3

AJS205 Criminal Justice Report Writing (3) OR
AJS275 Criminal Investigation (3) 3
Credits: 15

MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: January 22, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.





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