Criminal Justice AAS, Corrections Option

Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in the Criminal Justice, Corrections Option program at Clackamas Community College and gain the skills needed to work in the criminal justice field.

Don’t wait! Enroll now in the Corrections program at Clackamas Community College and take the next steps to a career in:

  • Jails and holding facilities
  • Correctional facilities
  • Community correctional agencies

Want to increase your knowledge and skills? At Clackamas Community College, you can learn from experienced instructors in small classrooms and get hands-on experience in a correctional agency. 

Criminal Justice AAS, Corrections Option

Skills
Job Outlook
Description and Outcomes

Corrections Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of CJA-280 or HD-102
  • CJA-280
  • Criminal Justice/Corrections/CWE
  • 3
  • HD-102
  • Service Learning Experience
  • 3
 
Complete CJA-101 or CJA-201
  • CJA-101
  • Criminology
  • 4
  • CJA-201
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • 4
 
Complete the following Corrections Core Requirements
  • CJA-110
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • 3
  • CJA-120
  • Introduction to Courts
  • 3
  • CJA-122
  • Criminal Law
  • 4
  • CJA-130
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • 3
  • CJA-134
  • Correctional Institutions
  • 3
  • CJA-170
  • Careers in Criminal Justice
  • 3
  • CJA-203
  • Crisis Intervention
  • 3
  • CJA-215
  • Sexual Abuse and Human Trafficking
  • 3
  • CJA-223
  • Criminal Justice Ethics
  • 3
  • CJA-232
  • Case Management
  • 3
  • CJA-243
  • Drugs, Crime and the Law
  • 3
  • CJA-252
  • Introduction to Restorative Justice
  • 3
  • HD-161
  • Multicultural Awareness
  • 3
  • HDF-260
  • Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect
  • 4
  • HE-163
  • Body & Drugs I: Introduction to Abuse & Addiction
  • 3
  • HS-156
  • Conducting Human Service Interviews
  • 3
  • HS-211
  • Infectious Diseases and Harm Reduction
  • 1
  • HS-216
  • Group Counseling Skills
  • 3
  • LIB-101
  • Introduction to Library Research
  • 1
  • PSY-219
  • Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
  • 4
  • WR-122
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-098
  • MTH-098
  • College Math Foundations
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete CJA-250
  • CJA-250
  • Reporting, Recording & Testifying
  • 4
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete HPE-296
  • HPE-296
  • Health and Fitness for Criminal Justice
  • 3
 

Program Electives

Complete 3-4 credits of Corrections Program Electives. This may consist of any CJA course not included in the Corrections Program. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Corrections Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 91-92