The Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer is designed to prepare students to continue studies toward a B.A. or B.S. degree in Administration of Justice or for entry-level into a variety of career options. Students who pursue an Administration of Justice degree enjoy a wealth of career options including law enforcement, probation, and parole. They work in multiple specialty areas including detectives, S.W.A.T., narcotics, K-9 handler, and motors officer. Students must satisfy both of the following requirements in order to earn the Associate of Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer degree:
Students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in the major.
List A: Required core courses (6 units)
|ADMJ P102 - Intro. to Administration of Justice||3 units|
|ADMJ P104 - Criminal law||3 units|
List B: Select two of the following courses (6 units)
|Any course from List A not already chosen||3 units|
|ADMJ P105 - Principles/Procedures of the Justice System||3 units|
|ADMJ P106 - Legal Aspects of Evidence||3 units|
|ADMJ P108 - Principles of Investigation||3 units|
|ADMJ P109 - Criminal Justice Communications||3 units|
|ADMJ P111 - Introduction to Behavioral and Correctional Science||3 units|
|ADMJ P121 - Juvenile Delinquency||3 units|
List C: Select two of the following courses 6 units)
|SOCI P101 - The Social World||3 units|
|MATH P122 - Intro. to Probability and Statistics||4 units|
|PSYC P101 - General Psychology||3 units|
In addition to the above “major specific” courses, students must complete the rest of the CSU GE or IGETC pattern requirements. Course “double-dipping” is allowed to satisfy these areas with courses from the above Major lists.
|Total Overall Units||60 units|
Students are not required to complete additional campus course graduation requirements.
(Effective Fall 2013)
By the completion of the degree the student will be able to identify the procedures involved in the justice system from arrest to release; identify how the criminal justice system works as a system; identify the importance of the inter-cooperation of all three parts of the criminal justice system; identify the steps that are taken from the point of arrest by the police officer to the release of the defendant from prison.