Administration of Justice Corrections Option

Program Description

The Administration of Justice Certificate was developed out of the expressed needs of local law enforcement, other police sciences agencies and correctional institutions. The Certificate in Administration of Justice is designed to enhance the job performance of existing criminal justice personnel and to provide basic education for prospective officers and professionals. The Certificate allows specialization in one of two fields in Law Enforcement or Corrections

Opportunities for Employment

Areas of employment enhanced by this curriculum are commercial and industrial security officer, local, state, and federal law enforcement officer, or corrections personnel.

Program Requirements

Students are required to take English and mathematics placement tests. Developmental classes in these areas may be required. Students may not take a course out of normal sequence without the approval of your instructor.

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Administration of Justice Corrections Option (406-01)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit  
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3  
ADJ 105 Juvenile Justice 3  
ADJ 140 Introduction To Corrections 3  
ADJ 107 Survey of Criminology 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ADJ 146 Adult Correction Institutions 3  
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3  
ADJ 241 Correctional Law I 3  
    Social Science Elective 3  
ADJ 246 Correctional Counseling 3  
ADJ 296 or 198 On-Site Training Criminal Justice or Seminar and Project 3  
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 34  

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Administration of Justice Law Enforcement Option

Program Description

The Administration of Justice Certificate was developed out of the expressed needs of local law enforcement, other police sciences agencies and correctional institutions. The Certificate in Administration of Justice is designed to enhance the job performance of existing criminal justice personnel and to provide basic education for prospective officers and professionals. The Certificate allows specialization in one of two fields in Law Enforcement or Corrections

Opportunities for Employment

Areas of employment enhanced by this curriculum are commercial and industrial security officer, local, state, and federal law enforcement officer, or corrections personnel.

Program Requirements

Students are required to take English and mathematics placement tests. Developmental classes in these areas may be required. Students may not take a course out of normal sequence without the approval of your instructor.

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Administration of Justice Law Enforcement Option (406-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3
ADJ 111 Law Enforcement Organization and Administration 3
ADJ 131 Legal Evidence 3
ADJ 107 Survey of Criminology 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ADJ 130 Introduction to Criminal Law 3
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
ADJ 236 Principles of Criminal Investigation 3
    Social Science Elective 3
ADJ 227 Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel 3
ADJ 296 or 198 On-Site Training Criminal Justice or Seminar and Project 3
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 34

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Correctional Services

Program Description

At MECC you’ll find a fascinating and challenging Protective Services curriculum that includes a major in Police Science and Correctional Services. The program is structured to prepare individuals for careers in criminal justice, correctional services, and related occupations.

Opportunities for Employment

Job openings are available in the law enforcement and the protective services fields with positions open in public law enforcement agencies, private security firms, as well as state and federal agencies.

Program Requirements

Entry into the program requires taking the English and Mathematics placement tests. If deficiencies are found, you will be required to correct them by registering for developmental studies. Each applicant must meet with the College’s Protective Services faculty for a personal interview. Applicants not already employed in criminal justice are cautioned as to the qualifications usually required for criminal justice agency employment:  1) Excellent moral character, no felony convictions or any crime involving moral turpitude, nor an excessive number of traffic citations. 2) A background investigation is normally conducted by the employing agency to confirm these conditions.

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Associate of Applied Science Degree – Correctional Services (462)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3
ADJ 140 Introduction To Corrections 3
ADJ 171 Forensic Science I or Science Elective 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
    HLT, PED, ADJ 127, or ADJ 138 1
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ADJ 146 Adult Corrections Institutions 3
ADJ 172 Forensic Science II or Science Elective 4
    Humanities Elective 3
ADJ 245 or 248 Management of Correctional Facilities or Probation, Parole, and Treatment 3
ADJ 107 Survey of Criminology 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
ADJ 241 Correctional Law 3
ADJ 246 Correctional Counseling 3
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
MTH 151, 157, 163, or 141 Math for Liberal Art I, Elementary Stats, , Pre-Calculus I or Business Mathematics 3
SOC or PSY 200 Principles of Sociology or Principles of Psychology 3
    Elective 3
SECOND YEAR SPRING
ADJ 296 or 198 On-Site Training in Criminal Justice or Seminar and Project 3
ADJ 227 Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel 3
ADJ 105 Juvenile Justice 3
SOC or PSY 200 Principles of Sociology or Principles of Psychology 3
CST 105 or 100 Oral Communication or Principles of Public Speaking 3
    Elective 3
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 67

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Corrections Management and Supervision

Career Studies (221-462-88)

 

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3
ADJ 198 Seminar and Project in Corrections 4
ADJ 241 Correctional law 3
ADJ 245 Management of Correctional Facilities 3
ADJ 246 Correctional Counseling 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 16

 

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Law Enforcement Management and Supervision

Career Studies (221-463-89)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ADJ 111 Law Enforcement Org. & Administration I 3
ADJ 112 Law Enforcement Org. & Administration II 3
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3
ADJ 198 Seminar and Project in Law Enforcement 4
ADJ 227 Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 16

 

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Police Science

Program Description

At MECC you’ll find a fascinating and challenging Police Science curriculum that includes courses in Criminal Law, Investigation, Juvenile Delinquency, and Police Administration.  The program is structured to prepare individuals for careers in criminal justice and related occupations.  It is not designed to train for any specialty, but rather to provide a broad foundation, which will prepare students to enter any of the many criminal justice fields.

Opportunities for Employment

Job openings are available in the law enforcement and the protective services fields with positions open in public law enforcement agencies, private security firms, as well as state and federal agencies.

Program Requirements

Entry into the program requires taking the English and mathematics placement tests.  If deficiencies are found, you will be required to correct them by registering for developmental studies.  Each applicant must meet with the College’s Protective Services faculty for a personal interview. Applicants not already employed in criminal justice are cautioned as to the qualifications usually required for criminal justice agency employment:  1) Excellent moral character, no felony convictions or any crime involving moral turpitude, nor an excessive number of traffic citations. 2) A background investigation is normally conducted by the employing agency to confirm these conditions.

For Further Information Contact:

Police Science (464)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3
ADJ 131 Legal Evidence 3
ADJ 171 Forensic Science I or Science Elective 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ADJ 107 Survey of Criminology 3
ADJ 130 Intro to Criminal Law 3
ADJ 236 Principles of Criminal Investigation 3
    HLT, PED or ADJ 138/127 1
ADJ 172 Forensic Science II or Science Elective 4
    Elective 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
ADJ 105 Juvenile Justice System 3
ADJ 111 Law Enforcement Organization & Administration 3
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3
    Humanities Elective 3
MTH 151 or 141  

Math for Liberal Art I or Business Mathematics

3
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology 3
SECOND YEAR SPRING
ADJ 296 or 198   On-Site Training in Criminal Justice or Seminar and Project 3
ADJ 227 Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel 3
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3
CST 105 or 100   Oral Communication or Principles/Public Speaking 3
    Elective 3
Total Minimum Credits for Degree 67

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