CURRICULAR GUIDE

Correctional Officer
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0840  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

This certificate option is designed to provide entry level skills for the person
who wishes to enter the job market as a State Correctional Officer at a
correctional facility. This curriculum meets the State of Michigan Corrections
Officer Vocational Certificate requirements.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Public Services Department, Old Central Building, Room 232, telephone
number (517) 483-1570.

REQUIREMENTS                                                TOTAL:  15 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CJUS 131    Introduction to Corrections                                      3
CJUS 135    Legal Issues in Corrections                                      3
CJUS 250    Correctional Institutions                                        3
CJUS 251    Correctional Clients                                             3
CJUS 255    Human Relations/Criminal Just                                    3
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   15

1.    Students must complete each of these courses with a minimum 2.0 grade to
      receive this certificate of completion as well as the Michigan Corrections
      Officer Vocational Certificate.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II
CJUS 131          CJUS 135
CJUS 250          CJUS 251
                  CJUS 255