2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Based Corrections Associate in Science


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The program in Community-Based Corrections provides the student with an introduction to the Human Services behavioral core and skills with a specialized area of study in areas of various community-based corrections. Students completing the program may find employment in probation, juvenile counseling settings, California Youth Authority, and half-way houses.

The completion of the Core Courses is required for eligibility of enrollment in HS 110  and is required for the completion of the Certificate Programs. It is recommended that these courses be taken as early as possible.

A minimum grade of “C” in all courses is required to receive the certificate.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to

  • Expound upon knowledge of multiple and diverse criminological theories.
  • Exhibit an understanding of how the history of the criminal justice system relates to contemporary community-based corrections regulations and environments.
  • Use Human Services behavioral core, skills training and experiential learning in field work settings.

Total Core Units for the Major: 15


Total Units for the Major: 37


Associate in Science Degree


Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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