Corrections (COR)

COR 1160 — Correctional Tactics
3 Credit hours  4 Contact hours

Prepares correctional students in firearm and self-defense tactics. Students will be trained on a handgun and a shotgun following the ODRC specifications. Students will also be trained in unarmed self-defense tactics and upon course completion must be able to demonstrate the following: rolling break fall, back fall, come along, fight break up. basic block, outside wrist turn, arm bar take down, inside wrist turn, throw away technique, defense against grabs, strikes and kicks. (This course involves physical activity and students must have a physical or doctor's permission to complete the course.) This course is graded S/U.
Prerequisites: Must be a second year correction student and have submitted a criminal background check.

COR 2150 — Corrections Capstone
1 Credit hour  1 Contact hour

Allows students to demonstrate their proficiency by integrating technical knowledge and core skills and abilities. Each student will be given a correctional file and must complete the appropriate interviews, assessments case plans and referrals for their particular client. This course will include an e-portfolio self-growth/awareness writing assignment and an exit evaluation of critical thinking and writing.
Prerequisites: COR 2570.

COR 2230 — Probation and Parole
3 Credit hours  3 Contact hours

Examines problems facing the probation officer and the parolee and theories concerning parole for the criminal. Students will also learn to write a presentence investigation and parole violation.

COR 2500 — Practicum
1-2 Credit hours  14 Contact hours

Provides on the job training under the direction of local criminal justice officials. It is given on an individual basis with evaluations completed by the supervising faculty member. A total of 210 student practicum hours are required. This course is graded S/U.
Prerequisites: COR 2600.

COR 2570 — Case Management and Counseling
4 Credit hours  5 Contact hours

Studies various approaches to correctional assessment, counseling and problem solving skill techniques. Students will study these approaches and then apply them in lab settings with practical applications. Skills will be gained in Risk and Need Assessments, AIM's, Client Management Classification Instruments as well as case planning and teaching problem solving skills to correctional clients.
Prerequisites: COM 1110, COR 2230.

COR 2600 — Correctional Supervision
4 Credit hours  5 Contact hours

Explores the history of the correctional system and then builds on current correctional facility operations. Students will learn the fundamentals of day to day prison and jail operations including practical applications of pat downs, cell searches, cell extractions, and transports. Emergency operations will also be discussed. The course will conclude with supervisory education focusing on line and middle management levels to prepare the student for promotional opportunities in the work force.

COR 2720 — Special Needs Clients
4 Credit hours  4 Contact hours

Discusses two components, the first half pertaining to the plight of crime victims. A brief history of crime victims will be discussed and then a focus on victims of violent crime including sexual assault, child abuse, spousal abuse, bullying, murder, and robbery. Special emphasis will be on how data is collected. The second component will focus on special offenders including sex offenders and other offenders with high recidivism rates. This course will include an e-portfolio assignment.