You know you want serve your community, but you are unsure which pathway to take. Review the case scenario and decide which perspective best fits your approach.

Debbie lives with her husband, Bill, and their 3-year-old daughter, Alicia. Bill is stressed from working long hours at the local factory. He has started drinking alcohol every night when he comes home from work to help cope with his stress. Debbie is concerned about Bill’s drinking because he is drinking more every night. Alicia is having difficulties at preschool. One evening Bill and Debbie have a fight. Bill pushes Debbie down the steps. Debbie calls the police.

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The Zane State College Criminal Justice – Correctional Science major emphasizes areas of criminal justice for careers in the corrections profession, which includes adult and juvenile corrections, the court system, counseling and probation and parole. Some of the career paths include, but are not limited to adult and juvenile corrections, correctional case managers, probation/parole officers, victim advocacy and drug treatment professionals.

The degree program is designed to prepare you to enter the criminal justice field, to help those are already employed in the field to advance, and those who seek to continue their education at the baccalaureate level. Specific admission requirements are available from the Criminal Justice Program Director. 

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