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Corrections Officer / Youth Officer Career and Technical Degree Program

Program Information
This program is designed to prepare Correctional Officers in continuing their education. This degree was developed by the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) to meet the needs of their employees, especially those who seek advancement to supervisory positions. Students who have completed IDOC basic training are eligible to seek entry to this degree program and receive proficiency credit.
Note: Academy courses will be applied after 15 credit hours of program specific courses are completed at Kaskaskia College.

Admission to the Program
Students must contact the Criminal Justice Program Coordinator (618.545-3336) for acceptance into this degree program.

Corrections Officer / Youth Officer Career and Technical Degree Program
*Approved Area "A" MATH electives or BIOL 101, BIOL 121, BIOL 146, CHEM 101, CHEM 103, GEOG 101, PSCI 101, PSCI 103.

Academy Courses
Students will receive 3 credit hours for each course, for a total of 18-21 hours.
Orientation to Corrections Security Procedures I
Weapon Proficiency Security Procedures II
Crisis Management Human Relations
Orientation to Youth Supervision
(Must have attended both academies to be awarded credit)
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