Administration of Justice

Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act (SB1440)

Associate in Science
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01251)

Administration of Justice and Criminal Justice are the study of theories, concepts, statutes, laws, procedures, and methodologies governing the criminal justice system. These programs explore the historical development of criminal law, the interrelationship between criminal law and the criminal justice system, and its contemporary application in juvenile and adult crime. This program meets the requirements of the STAR Act.

Required Core
AJ 111INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE3
AJ 151CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW3
List A
Select two of the following:6-8
PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE
PRINCIPLES OF INVESTIGATION
EVIDENCE TECHNOLOGY
COMMUNITY RELATIONS
CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS
JUVENILE LAW AND PROCEDURES
List B
Select two of the following or any course from List A not already used:6-8
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS 1
CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Total Units18-22
*

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.

1

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.

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed. 

Some courses within this program may require additional coursework that must be completed prior to enrollment in these courses. Please consult the individual course listings for prerequisites and any other limitations on enrollment.