Academic Programs

Police Science - Corrections

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Program Description
Sioux City Campus

The Corrections 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.

To be accepted into the program, students much achieve the following scores on the Computerized Placement Test (CPT): 80 Reading; 86 Sentence Structure; 56 Arithmetic or 38 Elementary Algebra. 

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

Program Total............................................................ 66

Contacts

Don Dorn, Ext 1448 Room A76L don.dorn@witcc.edu
Gary Powell, Ext 1463 Room A23L gary.powell@witcc.edu
Ron Barnes, Ext 1347 Room A75L ron.barnes@witcc.edu
Greg Strong, Ext. 1480, Room B109, greg.strong@witcc.edu
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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
800.352.4649
712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu
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