Corrections

Corrections - CCL

MCCCD Program and Award Information
This award is not eligible for Financial Aid
Major: 
5776N
Effective term: 
2019 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
15
CIP Code: 
43.0102
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.

Award 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
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:15
AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
 
AJS123Ethics and the Administration of Justice (3) OR
AJS255Crime, Law, and Mental Health (3)3
 
AJS212Juvenile Justice Procedures3
AJS240The Correction Function3
 
AJS205Criminal Justice Report Writing (3) OR
AJS275Criminal Investigation (3)3
Competencies
  • Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  • Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS205, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  • Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  • Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system. (AJS101, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275, AJS290BN)
  • Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS212, AJS240, AJS255)
  • 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)
  • Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data. (AJS101, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  • Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)
  • Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS240, AJS255, AJS275)