Corrections (COR.S.STC)

29.0 Credit Hours

This certificate is designed to provide the student with the basics necessary for entry-level employment in a correctional environment. These courses can be applied to the associate degree in Corrections if desired.

Program Outcomes

  • Communicate and interview effectively both verbally and nonverbally with clients and the public.
  • Work effectively with the caseworker using various methods to treat and diagnose behavior.
  • Explain the basic rights of the offender within the Ohio legal system.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge base of the various agencies and their duties, located within the college service district.
  • Empathize with the client and understand the relationships of the law violator and the community.
  • Demonstrate the entry-level role of corrections at the various levels of government within the state.
  • Explain the legal process, the justice system and its applications within the correctional and legal community.
  • Describe the social and psychological factors affecting the client and demonstrate alternative methods of handling personal and societal choices relating to future goals for the client.
  • Demonstrate the ability to observe behavior and listen to personal recitation of clients, record salient information in simple and accurate description form and provide testimony and documentation of the same.

Curriculum

BIS 1120: Introduction to Software Applications View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 1101: Introduction to Criminal Justice Science View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 1102: Constitutional Law View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 1105: Criminal Law View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 1110: Interrogation, Documentation & Testimony View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 1165: Corrections View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 2111: Ethics & Professionalism in Criminal Justice View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CJS 2200: Human Relations, Mediation, & Conflict Resolution View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENS 1119: Concepts of Fitness for Criminal Justice View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
SPA 1161: Conversational Spanish for Criminal Justice View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
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