Administration of Justice: Corrections Emphasis

Associate in Science
Career/Technical

Students in administration of justice may obtain an associate in science degree in administration of justice and criminal justice programs. In addition, the student may obtain three certificates of achievement in law enforcement, corrections, and/or forensics. Degree candidates for the Administration of Justice degree must complete the courses required for the major and at least one emphasis listed as the “Corrections Emphasis,” the “Law Enforcement Emphasis,” or the “Forensics Emphasis.” In addition, degree candidates must complete the requirements listed under graduation requirements in this catalog.

Common Core
AJ 110ETHICS AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE3
AJ 111INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE3
AJ 151CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW3
AJ 156LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE3
AJ 161PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM3
AJ 167WRITTEN COMMUNICATION IN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE3
AJ 181JUVENILE LAW AND PROCEDURES3
AJ 188COMMUNITY RELATIONS3
Total Units24

Corrections Emphasis

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02521)

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Demonstrate ability to observe objectively and to collect data and facts in order to make an informed judgment.
Program Requirements
AJ 114FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR3
AJ 115ADULT PROBATION, PRISON, AND PAROLE3
Common Core Courses for Administration of Justice24
Total Units30
Recommended Electives
MAS 141MEXICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY I3
PSYC 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY3
or SOC 101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

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