This degree is designed to assist students in developing the skills necessary for a career in corrections. Some of the criminal justice courses have equivalent transfer credit courses. For information on the transferability of courses, contact the Criminal Justice Program coordinator of or the department chairman. A workplace connection course is required. Mathematics competency is also required and must be demonstrated by passing with a “C” or better a college-level mathematics course of at least three credits or taking a minimum of a four credit-hour geology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, or biology course and receiving an appropriate mathematics competency score on either the Accuplacer or THEA exam.