The Associate of Science Degree in Administration of Justice is a four-semester course of study. Students are required to complete 60 units to include: General Education, Administration of Justice core courses and Electives. Courses are available in a face-to-face, hybrid and online format.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Describe the history, structure, and functions of the main components of the American criminal justice system.
- Analyze principles and applications of statutory and Constitutional law, particularly the requirements adhered to by law enforcement, courts, and corrections.
- Produce written communications that meet the standards for transfer and a criminal justice system professional.
- Examine critically contemporary problems and issues within criminal justice.
- Examine bias and cultural competence in the criminal justice system.
- Demonstrate a work ethic consistent with the expectations of a professional criminal justice agency.
|Required Core Courses (18 units)|
|ADMJ-120||Introduction to the Criminal Justice System||3|
|ADMJ-121||Introduction to Criminal Law||3|
|ADMJ-122||Introduction to Criminal Procedures||3|
|ADMJ-123||Introduction to Community Policing||3|
|ADMJ-125||Introduction to Evidence||3|
|ADMJ-190||Administration of Justice Internship 1||3|
|Required Electives (3 units)|
|Complete one of the following courses:||3|
|Introduction to Investigation|
|Introduction to Juvenile Procedures|
To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.