Corrections AAS

Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Department | AAS - Associate of Applied Science Degree | 2 years

Earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Corrections 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. 

Corrections AAS

Skills
Job Outlook
Descriptions and Outcomes

Corrections Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of CJA-280
  • CJA-280
  • Criminal Justice/Corrections/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete 3 credits of CJA-281
  • CJA-281
  • Criminal Justice/Corrections/CWE
  • 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
  • 4
  • CJA-120
  • Judicial Process
  • 3
  • CJA-122
  • Criminal Law
  • 4
  • CJA-130
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • 3
  • CJA-134
  • Correctional Institutions
  • 3
  • CJA-170
  • Introduction to Field Work in Criminal Justice
  • 3
  • CJA-203
  • Crisis Intervention
  • 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
  • CWE-281
  • Cooperative Work Experience Seminar
  • 0
  • HS-156
  • Conducting Human Service Interviews
  • 3
  • HS-211
  • Infectious Diseases and Harm Reduction
  • 1
  • HS-216
  • Group Counseling Skills
  • 3
  • HS-260
  • Victim Advocacy & Assistance
  • 4
  • PSY-219
  • Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
  • 4
  • WR-122
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050, MTH-065, or MTH-098
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
  • 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 HE-163 or HE-205
  • HE-163
  • Body & Drugs I: Introduction to Abuse & Addiction
  • 3
  • HE-205
  • Youth Addictions
  • 3
 

Program Electives

Complete 12 credits of Corrections Program Electives. This may consist of any ASL, CJA, FR, GER, HS, PHL, PS, PSY, SOC, or SPN course not already listed in the Corrections Program. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Corrections Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 91