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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2014-2015 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Services - Corrections Option, Certificate

Emergency Services - Corrections Option (066A)
Certificate of Achievement

The area of managing inmates in correctional institutions has become increasingly specialized as the criminal justice systems, local, state and national, expand their populations. Special considerations must be given to the needs of inmates who place unique demands on correctional systems, both from a program and operational perspective. This program prepares the student for entry-level positions in correctional facilities, including all contact and non-contact personnel. Students can utilize their 88-hours attained at the training academy for state regional correctional staff held in Elizabethtown, PA, toward their certificate.

NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring. The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites – Some courses require another course be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.


Minimum - 36 credits

First Semester (18)


* 88 hour training academy for state regional correctional staff, held in Elizabethtown, PA.

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