2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Correctional Science, AS



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Upon successful completion of the Associate in Science degree in Correctional Science, the student demonstrates fulfillment of the lower-division requirements for any accredited baccalaureate institution and preparation for participation in the Basic Corrections Peace Officer Academy or a job in corrections.

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate fulfillment of the lower-division requirements for any accredited baccalaureate institution.
  2. Apply the skills that are preparation for participation in the Basic Corrections Peace Officer Academy or entry level job skills in corrections.

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives


Minimum Major Units Required: 33


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

General Education


Complete one of the following general education patterns:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60


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