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.
Courses taken at Henry Ford Community College
CRJ 131 Introduction to Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice
CRJ 132 Police Administration Staff & Line Operations
CRJ 135 Juvenile Justice
CRJ 136 Corrections I—Introduction to Corrections
CRJ 137 Corrections 2
CRJ 138 Probation and Parole
CRJ 139 Human Relations Corrections
BCA 140 Software Applications
CRJ 141 Corrections Clients—Human Growth & Development
CRJ 251 Criminal Law
CRJ 253 Legal Issues in Corrections/Probation & Parole
CRJ 286 Topics in Corrections/Probation & Parole
PSY 131 Introductory Psychology
SPC 131 Fundamentals of Speaking or
SPC 145 Interpersonal Communication
POLS 131 Introduction to American Government
POLS 135 American Legal Systems and Processes
PSY 251 Abnormal Psychology
SOC 251 Ethnic & Racial Diversity in Societies
Free Electives *
Courses taken at Lake Superior State University
CJUS 321 Ethical Issues in Public Safety
CJUS 330 Correctional Casework
CJUS 345 Statistics and Design for Public Safety
CJUS 401 Senior Seminar
CJUS 402 Corrections Internship
SOCY 214 Criminology
Approved Minor Requirements
* choose minor or concentration with LSSU advisor
"I’ll be beginning medical school at Wayne State University beginning the fall of 2009 while participating in the U.S. Air Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. Upon receipt of my MD, I intend to enter into a residency in family Medicine and afterwards practice as a family physician in the U.S. Air force."