Administration of Justice Degrees & Certificates


Associate in Science Transfer Degree

 

Administration of Justice                       18 Units

This degree has been created using the Transfer Model Curriculum template negotiated between the California Community College and California State Universities Chancellors offices in collaboration with Community College and CSU faculty senates. This degree meets the legal mandate for transfer degrees as required in SB1440 (2010). 
Associate in Science degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better.

List A: Required Core Courses (State C-ID code)  (6 units):

3 units  ADJUS-120 (AJ-110)               Introduction to Administration of
 Justice

3 units  ADJUS-121 (AJ-120)               Concepts of Criminal Law

List B: Choose any two of the following courses (6 units):

3 units  ADJUS-122 (AJ-122)               Criminal Procedures

3 units  ADJUS-124 (AJ-200)               Introduction to Corrections

3 units  ADJUS-130 (AJ-TBA)              Juvenile Procedures

3 units  ADJUS-221 (AJ-124)               Legal Aspects of Evidence

3 units  ADJUS 222 (AJ-140)               Basic Investigations

3 units  ADJUS-223 (AJ-160)               Community Relations and 
Cultural Issues

List C: Choose any two of the following courses (min. 6 units):

3 units  SOCIO-220 (SOC 110)           Introduction to Sociology

4 units  MATH-164 (STAT 120)            Elementary Statistics

3 units  PSYCH-220 (PSYCH 110)     General Psychology

OR any CSU transferable Administration of Justice lower division course or courses outside the Administration of Justice discipline that are articulated as lower division major preparation for the Criminal Justice or Criminology Major at any CSU.

 

Associate in Science Degree Administration of Justice: Corrections        21 Units

An Associate in Science degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the major:

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law

3 units   ADJUS 122      Criminal Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 124      Introduction to Corrections

3 units   ADJUS 126      Counseling and Placement

3 units   ADJUS 130      Juvenile Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 223      Community Relations and Cultural Issues

Plus 3 units from the following:

2 units   ADJUS 127      Youth Police Academy

2 units   ADJUS 128      Campus Police Aide Orientation

3 units   ADJUS 139      Criminal Gangs and Terrorism

2 units   ADJUS 171      Defensive Firearms and Gun Safety

3 units   ADJUS 222      Basic Investigations

4 units   ADJUS 225      Introduction to Forensic Science

3 units   ADJUS 260      Patrol Procedures

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice: Corrections………………………………..  18 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law

3 units   ADJUS 122      Criminal Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 124      Introduction to Corrections

3 units   ADJUS 125      Report Preparation

3 units   ADJUS 221      Legal Aspects of Evidence

3 units   ADJUS 223      Community Relations and Cultural Issues

 

Associate in Science Degree

Administration of Justice: Law Enforcement…………………………            21 Units

An Associate in Science degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the major:

3 units   ADJUS 120      Introduction to Administration of Justice

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law
3 units               ADJUS 122             Criminal Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 125      Report Preparation

3 units   ADJUS 221      Legal Aspects of Evidence

3 units   ADJUS 223      Community Relations and Cultural Issues

Plus 3 units from the following:

2 units   ADJUS 127      Youth Police Academy

2 units   ADJUS 128      Campus Police Aide Orientation

3 units   ADJUS 130      Juvenile Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 139      Criminal Gangs and Terrorism

2 units   ADJUS 171      Defensive Firearms and Gun Safety

3 units   ADJUS 222      Principles of Investigation

4 units   ADJUS 225      Introduction to Forensic Science

3 units   ADJUS 260      Patrol Procedures

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice: Law Enforcement……… ………………………….           18 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units   ADJUS 120      Introduction to Administration of Justice

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law

3 units   ADJUS 122      Criminal Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 125      Report Preparation

3 units   ADJUS 221      Legal Aspects of Evidence

3 units   ADJUS 223      Community Relations and Cultural Issues

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice: Correctional Specialist      ……………………………15 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units   ADJUS 120      Introduction to Administration of Justice

3 units   ADJUS 124      Introduction to Corrections

3 units   ADJUS 126      Counseling and Placement

3 units   ADJUS 130      Juvenile Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 139      Criminal Gangs and Terrorism

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice: Forensic Criminalist            ………………………………….16 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law

3 units   ADJUS 122      Criminal Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 221      Legal Aspects of Evidence

3 units   ADJUS 222      Basic Investigations

4 units   ADJUS 225      Introduction to Forensic Science

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice:Investigative Specialist………………………….            12 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law

3 units   ADJUS 122      Criminal Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 125      Report Preparation

3 units   ADJUS 222      Basic Investigations

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice: Patrol Specialist 15 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units   ADJUS 120      Introduction to Administration of Justice

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law

3 units   ADJUS 122      Criminal Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 125      Report Preparation

3 units   ADJUS 260      Patrol Procedures

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice: Police & Correctional Academy Readiness Program     15.5-17 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better. Students must have a 3.0 GPA in the coursework associated with this certificate.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units                             ADJUS 122    Criminal Procedures

3 units                             ADJUS 125    Report Preparation

3 units                             ADJUS 221    Legal Aspects of Evidence

3 units                             ADJUS 223    Community Relations and Cultural Issues

3 units                             ENGL 1A         Composition and Reading

0.5-2 units PE 156A   Physical Conditioning

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice: Police Services Specialist…………………………        15 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units   ADJUS 120      Introduction to Administration of Justice

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law

3 units   ADJUS 125      Report Preparation

3 units   ADJUS 223      Community Relations and Cultural Issues

Plus 3 units from the following:

1-4 units ADJUS 099    Occupational Work Experience

2 units   ADJUS 127      Youth Police Academy

2 units   ADJUS 128      Campus Police Aide Orientation

 

Certificate of Achievement

Administration of Justice: Security Specialist…………………………………..      12 Units

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing all the courses required for this major with a grade of “C” or better.

Courses required for the certificate:

3 units   ADJUS 121      Concepts of Criminal Law

3 units   ADJUS 122      Criminal Procedures

3 units   ADJUS 125      Report Preparation

3 units   ADJUS 164      Security Academy-Level I