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General Education Requirements - 30 credits

Communications (C), Humanities (H) and Social Sciences (SS) - six (6) credits in each; at least one course must be from General Education courses.

Mathematics (M), Science (SC) or Information Technological Competency (T or t) - at least six (6) credits, with courses taken from two of the three knowledge areas; one of those courses must be from General Education courses.

Diversity (d) - one course is recommended. These courses significantly help students analyze the implications of commonalties and differences among people. Students may meet this requirement while simultaneously fulfulling the General Education requirement for another knowledge area or other program requirements.

Courses Strongly Recommended for students in Corrections Option:

Code Course Credits
PSYC 105 Introduction to Psychology I 3
PSYC 106 Introduction to Psychology II 3
SOCI 101 Principles of Sociology 3

Select at least 2 of the 3.

Career Studies - 18 credits

Select 12 credits from the following:

Code Course Credits
CRJU 101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
3
CRJU 127 Introduction to Corrections
3
CRJU 205 Community Corrections
3
CRJU 245 Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
3

Select another 6 credits from the remaining Criminal Justice curricula

 

Career Studies - Social Science

Select 12 credits from the following:

Code Course Credits
PSYC 111 Introduction to Human Services
3
PSYC 215 Counseling Techniques
4
PSYC 216 Abnormal Psychology
3
PSYC 235 Group Dynamics
3
SOCI 105 Intercultural Communications
3
SOCI 202 Analysis of Social Problems
3
SOCI 216 Cultural Diversity
3