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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Corrections Major, AAS (Owens Code: CORM)

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Career Program

Criminal Justice Technology

Degree Offered:

Associate of Applied Science

Campus Offered:

Toledo and Findlay

Credits Required: 72-73

Career Opportunities:

Highly trained Corrections graduates can expect to find employment in federal, state, county, local and private facilities due to an increasing emphasis on incarceration, new technologies involving home monitoring and new rehabilitation programs.

Student Advisement:

Students who have or acquire a felony conviction or a conviction regarding drugs, weapons, domestic violence or moral turpitude will find employment in the criminal justice field extremely unlikely.

Students who take Corrections Elective in the 4th semester may exceed the 73 credit hour limit.

This program focuses on the technological and administrative functions, as well as the personal skills necessary to succeed in the challenging area of Corrections.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to make ethical decisions.
  • Students will apply U.S. Constitution and case law to correction situations (e.g., visitor rights, use of force and due process of law).
  • Students will effectively record, report and document incidents.
  • Students will determine appropriate course of action in different corrections situations.
  • Students will identify the different types of organizational structures, purposes and programs, security aspects and impending issues of correctional facilities.
  • Students will identify and explain various types of treatment and other sanctions available for correctional clients.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to locate, select and integrate library and/or electronic sources coherently into writing and/or decision making.
  • Students will become familiar with different societal backgrounds (social, economic, sexual orientation, race, religious, etc.).

Required Courses

18 credits

19 credits

18 credits

4th Semester

17-18 credits

Apply for Graduation

Students registering for their final semester of course work must petition for graduation through their Ozone account.  The Petition for Graduation can be found under Student Quick Links.  Deadlines and fees apply; please visit for petition deadline dates.  For additional information, refer to Petition for Degree Completion and Graduation Requirements Policy under Academic Policies and Procedures  



1 Students must select one of the following Criminal Justice courses: CJS 105 , CJS 108 , CJS 109 , CJS 120 , CJS 140 , CJS 210 , CJS 217 , CJS 245 , CJS 265  or CJS 290 .
2 Students must select one of the following Arts and Humanities courses: HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 151 , HIS 152 , HIS 201 HIS 202 , HUM 275 , PHL 101 , PHL 102 
3 Students must select one of the following Social and Behavioral Science courses: GOV 100 , GOV 111 , GOV 205 , GPH 106 , SOC 101  or PSY 215 .


All students should check for prerequisites for a class before registering.

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