Program: Criminal Justice
Option: Corrections Option
Contact: Mr. Terry Alston
Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Credits Required: 68
The Chesapeake College Criminal Justice – Corrections Degree option prepares students for entry or advancement in the field of criminal justice. The program was developed and is maintained in accordance with state and federal correctional standards. Qualified students may transfer to the University of Maryland University College Criminal Justice/Corrections bachelor’s degree program.
PROGRAM GOALS: The Criminal Justice – Corrections Degree program will:
· Facilitate proficiency in content, knowledge and skills for the college’s general education competencies.
· Prepare students in areas such as corrections, corrections administration, community corrections, criminology, corrections law, and probation and parole.
· Prepare students for successful careers in corrections or for further study in the field.
The Criminal Justice – Corrections Degree program is designed to prepare students in areas such as: criminal justice, techniques of criminal investigation, principles of criminal law, law enforcement administration, corrections, criminology and field work. The program provides a broad foundation which will help prepare the student for entry-level employment or advancement in the field of Criminal Justice. In addition to criminal justice courses, students will also take courses in related areas and in general education. Note: Completion of this program is not a prerequisite for entry into a police academy nor does it provide complete entry-level training for work as a county or state police officer. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.
Note: Completion of this program is not a prerequisite for entry into a police academy nor does it provide complete entry-level training for work as a county or state police officer.
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(G. Ed.) General Education Program Requirement
Please note: This information is for planning purposes only. The list of courses may not be complete. Please contact an advisor to be sure that courses are applicable to your desired course of study.