May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Corrections, A.A.S.

Location(s): Kansas City Kansas Community College



DIVISION: Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Services


The emphasis in the corrections curriculum is to integrate practice with theory and theory vs. practice. Students are educated in the various skills required to perform detailed corrections work as defined by general educational theories and principles, procedures, and the expertise of the faculty. In this way, they are exposed to many theories and practical techniques in the form of academic learning and practical experience scenarios, designed to enhance their placement possibilities within this Field, upon graduation.

Any deviation from the program must be approved by the Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Services.

Requirements for Admission to the Program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program coordinator for program-specific advising.

General Requirements

Total Hours for General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 24

**Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Total Hours for Program Requirements Credit Hours: 36

Total Hours for an Associate in Applied Science in Corrections Degree Credit Hours: 61