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Corrections

One-Year Certificate

Program of Study

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Pre/Corequisites

Semester 1

COR 210

Introduction to Corrections

3/3

COR 215

 Correctional Institutions/Facilities

3/3

Total

6/6

Semester 2

COR 216

Client Growth and Development

3/3

COR 217

Client Relations in Corrections

3/3

COR 218

Legal Issues in Corrections

3/3

Total

9/9

Cert Total

15/15

This certificate is not financial aid eligible.


The Michigan Department of Corrections gives hiring preference to candidates who have completed a degree program or occupational certificate in Corrections.  However, any combination of five courses (15 credits) from the following list will meet the minimum educational requirements established by the Michigan Department of Corrections.

PSY 161 - Introduction to Psychology                 SOC 274 – Sociology of the Family

PSY 262 – Child Psychology                              SOC 275 – Social Problems

PSY 263 – Educational Psychology                    CRJ 100 – Introduction to Criminal Justice

PSY 264 – Abnormal Psychology                       COR 210 – Introduction to Corrections

PSY 266 – Social Psychology                            COR 216 – Client Growth & Development

COR 215 Correctional Institutions                       COR 218 – Legal Issues in Corrections
COR 217 – Client Relations in Corrections           CRJ 211 – Juvenile Delinquency

SOC 171 – Introduction to Sociology

The courses listed are those currently offered by WSCC, which fall into at least one of the categories specified in the MDOC requirements.  Students must attain at least a “C” (2.0) grade for a course to count toward the 15 credit requirement.  Students are responsible for satisfying all prerequisite requirements


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