Skip Navigation
"Find your place at Kenai Peninsula College."

2014-15 Catalog

Occupational Endorsement Certificate Programs

Occupational Endorsement Certificates,
Computer Information and Office Systems

Admission to this KPC program is currently suspended.  Program is available via distance from UAA. Please contact KPC’s Assistant Director for Academic Affairs for more information.  

OCCUPATIONAL ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATE,
CIOS: OFFICE FOUNDATIONS

Admission to this KPC program is currently suspended.  Program is available via distance from UAA. Please contact KPC’s Assistant Director for Academic Affairs for more information. 

OCCUPATIONAL ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATE,
CIOS: BOOKKEEPING SUPPORT

Admission to this KPC program is currently suspended.  Please contact KPC’s Assistant Director for Academic Affairs for more information. 

OCCUPATIONAL ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATE,
CIOS: OFFICE DIGITAL MEDIA

Admission to this KPC program is currently suspended.  Please contact KPC’s Assistant Director for Academic Affairs for more information. 

OCCUPATIONAL ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATE,
CIOS: OFFICE SUPPORT

Admission to this KPC program is currently suspended.  Program is available via distance from UAA. Please contact KPC’s Assistant Director for Academic Affairs for more information. 

OCCUPATIONAL ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATES,
CORRECTIONS 

(NOTE: THIS OCCUPATIONAL ENDORSEMENT CERTIFICATE IS AVAILABLE ONLINE)

This 16-credit hour certificate provides vocational training for entry level positions in the field of corrections.  The certificate can be extended to an Undergraduate Certificate, Corrections with the completion of additional courses.

The specific education outcomes of this program are to produce graduates who are able to:

  1. Describe the criminal justice system as a whole.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in probation, parole and correctional institutional methods.
  3. Use English language writing skills to communicate and record information appropriately in the corrections field.
  4. Manipulate spreadsheets and compute formulas with basic proficiency.
  5. Recognize human services and systems for the helping professions. 
  6. Recognize the addictive process and methods to assist those in addiction.
  7. Possess competitive entry-level skills for employment and promotion in the field of corrections.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Complete the Undergraduate Certificate Admission Requirements located at the beginning of this chapter. Admissions will be based on approval through Kenai Peninsula College.  Students must submit the Kenai Peninsula College admissions application and the application for the corrections program. See earlier catalog entry on general requirements for Occupational Endorsement Certificate admissions and visit the KPC website or contact KPC academic and staff advisors for more information and admission forms.

GENERAL UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

Complete the General University and the General Course Requirements for undergraduate certificates located at the beginning of this chapter.

ADVISING NOTE:

Students are encouraged to contact KPC academic and staff advisors for assistance in planning and reviewing their academic program. Advisors are available prior to enrollment and during the semesters through e-mail, telephone or face-to-face contact. See contact information above. Students interested in the Occupational Endorsement Certificate should consult a faculty advisor in corrections before enrolling, particularly for information concerning employment restriction.

PREPARATION NOTE:

Students must meet all KPC requirements to enroll in courses, as listed in the KPC Website or UAOnline. Kenai Peninsula College offers preparatory courses for students who need to improve their academic and study skills in order to succeed in the college environment.

MAJOR REQUIREMENT COURSES

1.  Complete the General University Requirements for Occupational Endorsement Certificate located at the beginning of this chapter. 

2.  Complete the following required courses with a minimum grade of C:  

CIOS A135A   Spreadsheets I: MS Excel (1) 
ENGL A111   Methods of Written Communication (3) 
HUMS A101    Introduction to Human Services (3) 
HUMS A122    Substance Abuse as a Contemporary Problem (3) 
JUST A110   Introduction to Justice (3) 
JUST A210   Principles of Corrections (3) 

 

A total of 16 credits is required for the Occupational Endorsement Certificate. 

FACULTY:

 

 
E-mail: Webmaster  |  (877) 262-0330  |  Contact Us  |  © 2014 Kenai Peninsula College, All Rights Reserved