Requirements: High School Diploma Or G.E.D. Completion of 18 academic units in a college preparatory curriculum. The following distribution of the 18 units is required: Four units of English (three units must include a substantial writing component Four units of mathematics (Algebra I or higher) Three units of natural science (two with laboratories) Three units of social sciences Two units of the same foreign language Two units of academic electives For Florida High School Graduates, Florida International University honors both the new three-year 18-credit standard college preparatory program and the traditional four-year 24-credit standard program.Submit official Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I) or American College Test (ACT) scores. To have your SAT I scores sent to FIU contact the College Board at www.collegeboard.org or call (866) 756-7346 . FIU's SAT I school code number is 5206. To have ACT scores sent contact the American College Testing program at www.act.org or call (319) 337-1313 . FIU's ACT school code is 0776.
Corrections <ul><li>What courses are need to become a correctional officer? Correctional Officers must complete a sixteen-week, formal, comprehensive training program at the Basic Correctional Officer Academy. All facilities require candidates to be U.S. citizens who are at least 18-21 years old. Officers must be younger than 37 if applying for a federal prison position. Individuals must have high school diplomas or equivalency certificates and no felony convictions. This career also demands physical fitness, keen senses and strong judgment. Employment typically entails passing drug screenings, background checks and standardized tests.
Courses Taken : Laws of arrest, Constitutional rights of law, Rules and concepts of evidence, Rights of the confined, Effects/use of force, Disciplinary process, Restraint devices, Cell and person searches, Transportation, Prison gangs, Crime victims.
How many years of schooling? Individuals may complete a certificate or 2-year associate's degree program in criminal justice or law enforcement to meet employer requirements.
Papers requiered for FAFSA Your Social Security card. Your 2010 W-2 forms. Your (2010 Federal Income Tax Return. IRS 1040, 1040A, 1040 EZ Your Parents’ 2010 Federal Income Tax Return (if you are a dependent student) Your 2010 untaxed income records Your current bank statements Your current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond and other investment records Your alien registration or permanent resident card (if you are not a U.S. Citizen)
Who do I contact for financial aid? 1-800-4-FED-AID
Financial aid avalible in Broward CC ? Yes </li></ul>