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Juvenile Justice Course Sequences

See the classes you should take each term to complete your Juvenile Justice certificate or degree.

Juvenile Justice Certificate or Degree Course Sequences

Getting Started

The first step to entering these programs is to take part in an assessment process, which includes taking the college’s free placement test and meeting with Chemeketa’s Advising and First Year Programs staff. You may need to complete program entry requirements.

Your advisor will help you develop an individualized program of study.

Entry Requirements
Course TitleCredit Hours
CA121A   Keyboarding A (if less than 25 wpm) 1
CJ103   Program Application and Employment Standards* 1
MTH020   Basic Mathematics 4
RD090   College Textbook Reading 3
WR115   Introduction to Composition 4 or
WR088   Introduction to Technical Writing 1 3

If you have questions about the requirements, call 503.399.5163. Failure to be assessed may delay your entry into program classes.

Be sure to review the catalog for important information about program outcomes and other details not found in this listing.

See course descriptions for more information about your classes.

Juvenile Corrections Certificate

General Education Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CIS101 Computing Concepts (or higher) 3 or
BA131 Business Computing 4 or
CA100 Beginning Computing 3
MTH060 Introductory Algebra+ (or higher) 4
PSY201 Psychology: Mind and Body (or higher) 4
PSY202 Psychology: Mind and Society 4
PSY237 Life Span Development 4
PSY239 Abnormal Psychology 4
SOC206 Social Problems 4
WR121 Academic Composition 4
Core Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CJ101 Criminology 3
CJ203 Crisis Intervention Seminar 3
CJ206 Crime and Delinquency 3 or
SOC221 Juvenile Delinquency 4
CJ230 Juvenile Corrections 3
CJ132 Parole and Probation 3 or
CJ232 Corrections Casework 3
CJ235 Youth, Drugs, and Corrections
HS101 Addiction Pharmacology and Physiology 4
CJ280C Cooperative Work Experience 3
  Criminal Justice elective* 9

Juvenile Justice Degree

General Education Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CIS101  Computing Concepts (or higher)  3 or
BA131 Business Computing 4 or
CA100 Beginning Computing 3
CJ212 Police Report Writing 3 or
WR227 Technical Writing 4
COMM111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (or higher) 4
MTH060 Introductory Algebra+ (or higher) 4
PE185ES Tactical Athlete (plus 2 additional PE courses) 3 or
CJ104A CJ Personal Defense-Beginning 1 and
CJ104B CJ Personal Defense-Intermediate 1 and
CJ104C CJ Personal Defense-Advanced 1 or
HE250 Personal health 3 or
HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life 3
PSY201 Psychology: Mind and Body 4
PSY202 Psychology: Mind and Society 4
PSY237 Life Span Development 4
PSY239 Abnormal Psychology 4
SOC206 Social Problems 4
WR121 Academic Composition 4
  Arts and Letters elective 8

 

Core Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CJ101 Criminology 3
CJ102 Survey of the Juvenile Justice System 3 or
BA202 Personal Effectiveness in Business 3
CJ125 Public Safety Communications and Documentation 3
CJ132 Parole and Probation 3 or
CJ232 Corrections Casework 3
CJ170 Juvenile Justice Ethics and Boundaries 3 or
PHL203  Ethics 4
CJ206 Crime and Delinquency 3 or
SOC221 Juvenile Delinquency 4
CJ230 Juvenile Corrections 3
CJ235 Youth, Drugs, and Corrections 3
WR121 Academic Composition` 4
CJ240 Intake, Assessment, and Interviewing 3
CJ241 Group Skills for Correctional Client 3
CJ280C Cooperative Work Experience 3
  Criminal Justice elective* 9


*Choose any CJ courses not already required in the program.