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 in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer degree:
Program Learning Outcomes: 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.
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)