Law Enforcement: Correctional Deputy Academy

Program Map

The Administration of Justice (ADJ) - Correctional Deputy program provides entry-level training for correctional officers, including adult corrections procedures, interviewing and counseling techniques,
security and supervision techniques, and oral and written communications

Students interested in the Correctional Academy need to apply and be admitted into the academy. Admission to the academy is not guaranteed.

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Associate of Science

The Associate of Science Degree in Administration of Justice will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements as described in the college catalog. This program is designed to be completed in four semesters with students attending fall and spring. You can reduce your per-semester unit load by taking courses in the summer or winter sessions.

Program completion within this time frame is dependent on the number of units enrolled per term and course availability. Full-time students are recommended to take 12 to 15 units per term. Meet with a counselor to develop your Student Educational Plan (SEP), determine the appropriate general education pattern and work/life/school balance.

Suggested Class Schedule

Course Units
ADJ 1 – Introduction to Administration ofJustice  3
ADJ 3 – Concepts of Criminal Law 3
ENG 1A/1AH – English Composition/Honors (RCCD GE Area D1) 4
MAT 12 – Statistics (RCCD GE Area D2) 4

Student Tasks

Suggested Class Schedule

Course Units
ADJ C1D – Basic Correctional Deputy Academy 15

Student Tasks

Suggested Class Schedule

Course Units

ADJ 4 – Legal Aspects of Evidence

3

ADJ 8 – Juvenile Law and Procedures

3

HES 1 – Health Science (RCCD GE Area E1)

3

Choose one (RCCD GE Area B1):

  • HIS 6/6H – United States History to 1877/Honors
  • POL 1 – American Politics
3

ANT 1 – Physical Anthropology (RCCD GE Area A)

3

Choose one (RCCD GE Area C):

  • ART 6/6H – Art Appreciation/Honors (same as AHS-6)
  • MUS 19/19H – Music Appreciation/Honors
3

Student Tasks

Suggested Class Schedule

Course Units

COM 1/1H – Public Speaking/Honors (RCCD GE Area D2)

3

ADJ 13 – Criminal Investigation

3

Choose one (RCCD GE Area B2):

  • PSY 1/1H – General Psychology/Honors
  • SOC 1/1H – Introduction to Sociology/Honors
3

ADJ 20 – Introduction to Corrections

3

Choose one (RCCD GE Area E2)

  • GUI 47 – Career Exploration and Life Planning
  • KIN 30 – First Aid and CPR
3

Student Tasks

Certificate

The Correctional Deputy Academy Certificate will be awarded upon completion of requirements as described in the college catalog. Certificates do not require students to complete general education requirements.

Student Tasks

Suggested Class Schedule

Course Units
ADJ C1D – Community Relations 15

 

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