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Jacey Cook

"I am currently enrolled in graduate school, doing both therapy and diagnostic testing with a multitude of age ranges. In therapy, I work with children, adolescents, adults and also provide marriage counseling, parent guidance and family therapy. Diagnostic testing gives me an opportunity to work with a wide range of referral questions such as learning difficulties, attention difficulties, gastric bypass evaluations, intellectual and personality measures. Lake Superior State University gave me a strong background in statistics and other courses that provided me with the skills to success and prepared me for graduate school."

Jacey Cook
Psychology Alum,
Graduate Student
University of Detroit Mercy

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Dearborn University Consortium Center

BS Degree in Criminal Justice - Corrections Emphasis

Corrections Officer, who works in secure correctional facilities; performs custodial services; acts as a residential unit manager; and assists prisoners in their transition back to society.

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Career Opportunities

  • Police Officer for a local, state or federal agency who is responsible for the safety of the community; investigates crimes and provides related services.
  • Probation/Parole Officer, who manages caseloads of offenders; assures that requirements of probation are followed; and helps clients make the transition back to society.
  • Corrections Officer, who works in secure correctional facilities; performs custodial services; acts as a residential unit manager; and assists prisoners in their transition back to society.
  • Loss Control Officer, who provides many of the same services as a police officer only in the private sector; maintains perimeter security in industrial settings; manages loss control programs; and performs private investigative work.

Degree Program

Courses taken at Henry Ford Community College
CRJ 131 Introduction to Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 132 Police Administration Staff & Line Operations 3
CRJ 135 Juvenile Justice 3
CRJ 136 Corrections I—Introduction to Corrections 3
CRJ 137 Corrections 2  3
CRJ 138 Probation and Parole 3
CRJ 139 Human Relations Corrections  3
BCA 140 Software Applications 3
CRJ 141 Corrections Clients—Human Growth & Development  3
CRJ 251 Criminal Law  3
CRJ 253 Legal Issues in Corrections/Probation & Parole  4
CRJ 286 Topics in Corrections/Probation & Parole  3
PSY 131 Introductory Psychology 3
SPC 131 Fundamentals of Speaking or 3
SPC 145 Interpersonal Communication
POLS 131 Introduction to American Government  3
POLS 135 American Legal Systems and Processes  3
PSY 251 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOC 251 Ethnic & Racial Diversity in Societies
 
MACRAO Certification
English Requirements 6
Humanities requirements  5
Science/mathematics requirements 8
Free Electives * 12-18
 
Courses taken at Lake Superior State University
CJUS 321 Ethical Issues in Public Safety  3
CJUS 330 Correctional Casework 3
CJUS 345 Statistics and Design for Public Safety  4
CJUS 401 Senior Seminar 3
CJUS 402 Corrections Internship 3-9
SOCY 214 Criminology 3
Free Electives  7
Approved Minor Requirements  6
 
* choose minor or concentration with LSSU advisor

International Success

Brittany Currie

First Place
Lake Superior State University

Automated tie rod assembly work cell

Second Place
Shanghi Jiao Tong University, China

Third Place
University of North Carolina

2002 International Mechanical Engineering Congress
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Student Manufacturing Design Competition

Nov. 2002
New Orleans, Louisana

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-Mechanical Eng.

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