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    Oct 18, 2018  
2016-17 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2016-17 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Criminal Justice - Corrections Certificate (C55180A)


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The Criminal Justice - Corrections Certificate provides an in-depth study of the corrections, probation, and community based corrections programs. Topics include corrections, community based corrections, correctional law and counseling, this program prepares the student with the additional knowledge required for employment in Corrections and Probation and Parole.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Identify the various components, processes, and functions of the correctional system.
  2. Identify/discuss legal issues which directly affect correctional systems and personnel.
  3. Identify the basic techniques of counseling, to include observation, listening, recording, interviewing, and problem exploration necessary to form effective helping relationships.
  4. Identify/discuss the various programs from the perspective of the criminal justice professional, the offender, and the community.
  5. Identify major legal issues encompassing incarceration, probation, parole, restitution, pardon, restoration of rights, and other related topics.

Total Program Hours: 12


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The credits obtained from this certificate may be applied toward the associate degree in Criminal Justice.

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