GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 81



SOCIAL SCIENCES
CORRECTIONS OFFICER PROGRAM
Certificate – 1 year
This program is for men and women with career goals in the field of corrections. Upon completion of the one year program, the
college will award the student with a certificate of completion.
This program meets and exceeds the State of Michigan mandated requirements for local and state corrections officers and is certified
through the Michigan Correctional Officers' Training Council. Courses included in this program would allow an individual to qualify
for the 15 semester credits mandated by the State of Michigan in the Michigan Department of Corrections.
FIRST SEMESTER
CREDITS
ORI 100 College Experience ................................................. 1
CJC 101 Introduction to Corrections .......................................... 3
CJC 102 Correctional Institutions/Facilities .......................... 3
CJC 103 Client Growth & Development/Criminology .......... 3
ENG 101 English Composition I
or
ENG 105 Technical English ................................................... 3
PSY 101 General Psychology ............................................... 4
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SECOND SEMESTER
CREDITS
CJC 104 Client Relations ........................................................ 3
CJC 105 Legal Issues .............................................................. 3
ENG 102 English Composition II
or
ENG 250 Technical Writing ................................................... 3
MTH 100 Basic Math ............................................................ 4
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology ........................................ 3
PED 203 Advanced First Aid &
Emergency Care ............................................................. 3
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Total Credits: 36
CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Associate of Arts – 2 years
The Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice addresses modern crime and justice issues and is designed to provide a rigorous
educational experience focusing on the theoretical, practical, and supportive skills needed to succeed in the modern criminal justice
field.
The Criminal Justice program allows students to elect one of the three Criminal Justice tracks: Corrections, Law Enforcement, or
Homeland Security.
Individuals already employed in the Criminal Justice field can increase their skills and prepare for supervisory positions. Courses
included in this program would allow an individual to qualify for the 15 semester credits mandated by the State of Michigan as a
requirement for a Corrections Officer position in the Michigan Department of Corrections.
Criminal Justice - CORRECTIONS
FIRST YEAR
CREDITS
ORI 100 College Experience ................................................. 1
ENG 101 English Composition I ........................................... 3
ENG 102 English Composition II ......................................... 3
PSY 101 General Psychology ............................................... 4
PLS 101 Introduction to American Government ................... 3
CJC 101 Introduction to Corrections ..................................... 3
CJC 102 Correctional Institutions/Facilities .......................... 3
CJC 103 Client Growth & Development/Criminology ......... 3
CJC 104 Client Relations ..................................................... 3
CJC 105 Legal Issues ............................................................. 3
CJC 110 Introduction to Criminal Justice ............................. 3
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SECOND YEAR
CREDITS
PED 202 Responding to Emergencies ..................................2
or
PED 203 Adv. First Aid & Emergency Care ........................3
CJC 215 Juvenile Justice .......................................................3
CJC 225 Community Based Corrections................................3
General Science/Lab Science ............................................. 7-8
College Level Math ...............................................................4
Humanities Electives ......................................................... 6-8
General Transfer Electives .....................................................6
** PE Electives.........................................................................
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Total Credits: 64-67
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