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Certificate of Completion in Basic Corrections

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Basic Corrections program is designed to prepare students for a career in the field of corrections. The courses are designed to prepare students with the skills needed to meet the challenges of working in a correctional facility. Courses cover the topics of inmate management techniques, ethics and professionalism, conflict and crisis management skills in addition to security procedures and weapons training.

CIPS Code: 43.0102

Required Courses

Required Courses 21
Course # Course Title Credits
LET160* Correctional System Ethics and Professionalism 1
LET162* Introduction to Inmate Management 3
LET164* Correctional Information Systems 1
LET166* Correction Officers Safety and Weapons Training 2
LET168* Inmate Security Procedures I 2
LET169* Inmate Security Procedures II 3
LET170* Security, Custody and Control Procedures 2
LET172* Conflict and Crisis Management 2
LET176* Medical and Mental Health 2
LET178* Physical Fitness and Self Defense Training 3


  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 21
  • ** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information