Correctional Officer Curriculum

Certificate > Correctional Officer PSAV 

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements.  Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

This program prepares students for employment as a correctional officer in a criminal justice facility. Please call the Criminal Justice Training Institute Program Manager at 253-7954 to obtain an application handbook.

Program Requirements

Clock hr. Voc. cr.
CJK 0300 Introduction to Corrections  32 hr.  1.1 cr.
CJK 0305 Communications 40 hr. 1.3 cr.
CJK 0310 Officer Safety 16 hr.  0.5 cr.
CJK 0315 Facility and Equipment  8 hr. 0.3 cr.
CJK 0320 Intake and Release 18 hr.  0.6 cr.
CJK 0325 Supervising in a Correctional Facility  40 hr.  1.3 cr.
CJK 0330 Supervising Special Populations 20 hr.  0.7 cr.
CJK 0031 CMS First Aid 40 hr. 1.33 cr.
CJK 0040 CMS Criminal Justice Firearms  80 hr.  2.66 cr.
CJK 0051 CMS Criminal Justice Defense Tactics  80 hr. 2.66 cr.
CJK 0335 Responding to Emergencies 16 hr.  0.5 cr.
CJK 0340 Officer Wellness and Physical Abilities  30 hr.  1 cr. 

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