Correctional Studies graduates are currently in high demand across the province. A Justice Studies Diploma with a Correctional Studies Specialization opens doors to diverse opportunities for rewarding careers in correctional institutions, community corrections, probation, and more.
After graduation, you will be prepared to apply your knowledge and skills in an engaging environment where every day presents exciting and unique challenges.
This exciting full-time two-year (four semester) career program begins every fall.
|Correctional Peace Officer||Correctional Service Worker|
|Probation Officer||Community Corrections Officer|
|Not-for-profit Offender Services Worker||Reintegration Worker|
|Remand / Attendance Centre Worker||Sheriff|
Curriculum is subject to change.
|Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (CORR151)||3||45|
|Interpersonal Relationships and Communication Skills (COMM180)||3||45|
|Health, Wellness and Fitness I (HHC0022)||3||45|
|Effective Presentation and Speech (COMM173)||3||45|
|Introduction to Sociology (SOCI150)||3||45|
|Diversity and Criminal Justice in Canada (CORR155)
|Introduction to Psychology (PSYC150)
|Suicide Prevention (HHC0245)||1||15|
|Fundamentals of Written Communication (COMM181)
|Technical Report Writing (COMM200)||3||45|
|Basic Computer Skills for Human Service Workers (COMP149)
|Abnormal Psychology (PSYC250)
|Health, Wellness and Fitness II (HHC0246)||1||15|
|Correctional Methods (CORR254)||3||45|
|Special Needs Offenders (SOCI250)
|Introduction to Corrections (CORR150)||3||45|
|Correctional Administration (CORR252)||3||45|
|Correctional Casework and Counselling (CORR253)||3||45|
|Criminal Law in Canada (LEGL160)||3||45|
|Correctional Law (LEGL161)
|Drug Awareness and Consequences (HHC0310)
|Influences of the Media on Justice (HHC0311)
|Court and Trial Preparedness (HHC0312)
|Aboriginal and Visible Minority Issues within the Criminal Justice System (HHC0313)||3||45|
Additional Admission Requirement
Note: Employers in the field of justice generally require a completed High School Diploma when hiring.
Graduates of this program may be granted 60 credits (or two years advanced standing) of block transfer to:
Some transfer credits are available to:
Some transfer credit is available from: