Academic Programs

Police Science - Corrections

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Sioux City Campus
You can get free tuition for this program through the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship. To apply for free tuition, start by filling out your FAFSA.

Program Description

This program is designed for the student who wishes to work in the field of corrections or take classes to transfer to a four-year institution. The graduate will be prepared for positions in law enforcement as well as positions with private security, corrections, juvenile work, and private investigation.


Gary Powell, Ext 1463 Room A23L
Greg Strong, Ext. 1480, Room B109,

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 133 Constitutional Criminal Procedure 3
CRJ 140 Criminal Investigation 1
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
CRJ 120 Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJ 201 Juvenile Delinquency 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
ENG 105 Composition I 3
CRJ 262 Fingerprint Technology 2
CRJ 223 Correctional Administration 3
CRJ 101 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3
CSC 110 Introduction to Computers 3
CRJ 144 Police Photography 2
CRJ 200 Criminology 3
CRJ 217 Selective Drug Enforcement 2
CRJ 224 Correctional Institutions 3
CRJ 139 Mental Health First Aid 1
EMS 114 Emergency Medical Responder 2
ENG 106 Composition II 3
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication 3
PSY 241 Abnormal Psychology 3
CRJ 221 Probation and Parole 3
CRJ 131 Criminal Law and Procedure 3
CRJ 220 Community-based Corrections 3
CRJ 168 Weapons Familiarization 1

All students must attend the summer Program Orientation, or must meet/contact their Police Science - Corrections program advisor prior to taking their first course.

All part-time students must meet with a Police Science - Corrections program advisor to develop a sequential Plan of Study prior to taking their first course. (failure to do so may result in the student taking longer to complete the program)

Students must take their program core courses in sequence, and during the same semester as is reflected on the published Plan of Study.


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400