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Corrections - Associate of Applied Science

Program/CIP Code: CORR.AAS/43.0102
Credits Required: 66
Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
Contact: MSBT@kckcc.edu
Two (2) options are available to students in the Criminal Justice field. They are 1) Corrections & 2) Police Science. In addition, two (2) one-year certificate programs are available in the same programs: Corrections and Police Science. Students must maintain a 2.0 (C) cumulative GPA (General Education and vocational courses) to graduate under the CRJS program.

Requirements for admission to the program:
  • Two requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENG 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 or
ENGL 0206
Composition II* or
Technical Writing
3
SPCH 0151 or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
3
MATH 0104 Intermediate College Algebra** or higher 3
HIST 0105 United States Since 1877 3
SOSC 0107 Sociology 3
SOSC 0134 Criminology 3
Natural & Physical Science Elective 3
Total General Education Requirements 24
* See course syllabus for prerequisite.
** Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
CRJS 0101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJS 0102 Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJS 0108 Oral Communications in the Correctional Environment 3
CRJS 0109 Corrections Report Writing 3
CRJS 0110 Ethical Decision Making in Corrections 3
CRJS 0111 Spanish in the Workplace ( Corrections) 2
CRJS 0115 Probation and Parole 3
CRJS 0116 Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 3
CRJS 0119 Agency Administration ( Corrections) 3
CRJS 0120 Special Populations in Corrections 3
CRJS 0207 Understanding Terrorism & Homeland Security 3
CRJS 0209 Community Corrections 3
CRJS 0210 Legal Issues in Corrections 3
CRJS 0221 Criminal Justice Practicum 3
Total Hours for Program Requirements 41
*See course syllabi for program course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total hours to complete degree 66

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