2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    May 05, 2021  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

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Correctional Science Certificate of Achievement



Upon successful completion of the Correctional Science Certificate of Achievement, students will demonstrate knowledge and skills desired for entry-level employment as a jailer, correctional officer, probation officer or parole agent. Additionally, students that complete this certificate could receive higher compensation with agencies that offer educational/pay incentives. Students will be able to recognize and apply the concepts and terminology needed to gain employment in the criminal justice system at either the county, state, or federal level.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate his or her ability to recognize and apply the concepts and terminology that is needed to understand the corrections component of the criminal justice system.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills for a job in corrections, probation, and or adult or juvenile probation.

Restricted Electives


Complete 3 units selected from:

Minimum Units Required: 24


Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

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