Administration of Justice: Forensics Emphasis

The program below is undergoing Program Discontinuance - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02713)

Designed for students interested in careers in the forensics and criminalistic fields.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Demonstrate ability to observe objectively and to collect evidence, data, and facts in order to offer an informed judgment, if required.

Gainful Employment

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Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

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 188COMMUNITY RELATIONS3
Total Units21
Program Requirements
AJ 166PRINCIPLES OF INVESTIGATION4
AJ 171EVIDENCE TECHNOLOGY4
Common Core courses for Administration of Justice (*excluding AJ 181)21
Total Units29
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Students pursuing the Administration of Justice degree with the Forensics Emphasis will take AJ 171 in lieu of AJ 181.