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Certificate of Completion in Advanced Corrections

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Advanced Corrections program is designed for corrections officers seeking advancement in the corrections field. Courses will focus on supervision techniques, interpersonal communication, and the constitution of the United States and the State of Arizona. Officers will also study basic psychology principles and sociology concepts.

CIPS Code: 43.0102

Admission Criteria: This program is offered through an educational partnership. Employment by the partnership organization is required for admission.

Required Courses

Required Courses 35-36
Course # Course Title Credits
Certificate of Completion in Basic Corrections (available by partnership only) 21
Correctional Sergeant Leadership (2) OR
Management and Leadership I (3) OR
Supervisory Training for DOC Employees
COM110 Interpersonal Communication 3
U.S. and Arizona Constitution (3) OR
Arizona Constitution (1) AND
U.S. Constitution (2)
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology Shared Unique Number Number PSY1101 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology Shared Unique Number Number SOC1101 3


Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives 3
Course # Course Title Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems Shared Unique Number Number CIS1120 3
CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3
COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 3
MGT229 Management and Leadership I 3
REL243 World Religions 3
POS100 Introduction to Political Science 3
PSY2xx Any 200 Level PSY Course 3
SOC2xx Any 200 Level SOC Course 3
SPA101 Elementary Spanish I Shared Unique Number Number SPA1101 4
SPA115 Beginning Spanish Conversation I 3
SPA102* Elementary Spanish II Shared Unique Number Number SPA1102 4



  • Students must earn a grade of “C” or better for all courses required within the program.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • xx Indicates any module 
  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 38-39
  • ** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information