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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5776N
Effective Term: 2019 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 43.0102

Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies (01)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this program, students may pursue a career as:
33-3012.00 Correctional Officers and Jailers
33-9032.00 Security Guards
33-3021.00 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
33-3051.04 Customs and Border Protection Officers
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 The Criminal Justice System Handling of the Mentally Ill (3) 3

AJS212 Juvenile Justice Procedures 3
AJS240 The Correction Function 3

AJS205 Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice (3) OR
AJS275 Criminal Investigation I (3) 3
Credits: 15

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
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.