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Program Overview

The Correctional Science program will prepare you to enter the rapidly growing field of corrections. The correctional field has an enormous range of career options, and with the proper training, a future filled with job opportunity and flexibility will be opened. Substantial and growing employment opportunities exist in corrections, public and private detention facilities, law enforcement, private security, immigration and customs, secret service, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Homeland Security are just some of the areas open to you. Students will also have the opportunity to gain experience in the field participating in ride a longs and internships with local agencies.

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Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

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Program Details

Award Title Award Type Required Course Units Total Major Units GE Units
Correctional Science AS 30 36 21
Correctional Science C 30 36