The certificate program in corrections will provide students with an understanding of the adult and juvenile criminal justice processes, its agencies and personnel. This program will study the theory, concept and historical significance of the evolution of the criminal justice system. The students will study the most recent Washington State criminal law and American procedural law and apply the knowledge with practical exercises. During these studies, the student will become efficient in techniques of report writing in the criminal justice profession. Specific emphasis will be on the application of this education toward institutional and community supervision within the criminal correctional field.
|Course Sequence: Corrections Certificate||Credits|
|CJ& 101||Introduction to Criminal Justice||5|
|CJ& 105||Introduction to Corrections||5|
|CJ& 110||Criminal Law||5|
|CJ& 106||Introduction to Juvenile Justice||5|
|CJ 140||Criminal Justice Report Writing||5|
|CJ 150||Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure||5|
|Total for Certificate||45|
**Required Support Courses
These classes need to be completed to qualify for the certificate:
ENGL 097* Composition: Paragraph or higher
MATH 093* Pre Algebra or higher
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communication
*Placement score required.