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History and Social Sciences

Correction Administration

Program Code: CJC.AS
Associate in Science Degree

Our rigorous Criminal Justice-Corrections program is highly regarded throughout the tristate area. Criminal Justice-Corrections, the study and application of correction’s management and systems, is studied by those preparing to be corrections officers and others looking to advance their careers within the corrections system. Our graduates go on to work in federal, state and county prisons, probation, law, research design, human services, and other rewarding fields.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Discuss the institutional and legal processes of the correctional system in a constitutionally protected arena.
  • Analyze important legal and ethical dilemmas in corrections management.
  • Summarize key issues in correctional institutions and correctional management philosophies.
  • Analyze the ongoing problems in correctional institutions, evaluating alternative suggestions for effective reform.
  • Use appropriate tools of research and analysis to produce effective written and oral communication about concepts and issues in criminal justice.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Below are required courses and recommended course groupings and sequences for program completion. Courses may have prerequisite and corequisite requirements. Check course descriptions for details.

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General Education Communication

General Education Humanities

3

Choose one course designated in the course descriptions as General Education Humanities (GE HUM).

3

Choose one course designated in the course descriptions as General Education Humanities (GE HUM).

General Education Mathematics, Science and Technology

3-4

Choose one math course designated in the course descriptions as General Education (GE MST).

3-4

Choose one lab science course designated in the course descriptions as General Education (GE MST).

General Education Social Science

1-3

Students may satisfy this requirement with any HED or PED course except PED 270.

Additional Courses

OR

OR

Total Credits 61 - 65

Contact Information

Contact Name: Timothy Hack, department chair 
Contact Phone: 732.906.2590
Contact Email: HSS@middlesexcc.edu 
Department Web: https://www.middlesexcc.edu/history-social-science/

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