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Administration Of Justice

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Administration of Justice Building

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Administration of Justice Faculty

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Administration Of Justice
Progam Requirements

Associate of Science Degree Required Courses

Course Number Course Name Units
AJ 001 Intro. to Admin. of Justice 3
AJ 002 Concepts of Criminal Law 3
AJ 003 Principles and Procedures of the Justice System 3
AJ 004 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3
AJ 005 Criminal Investigation 3
AJ 021 Community Relations 3
AJ 023 Police Report Writing 3

Plus, any 9 units from the following electives

Course Number Course Name Units
AJ 006 Patrol Procedures 3
AJ 007 Traffic Law and Accident Investigation 3
AJ 008 Juvenile Procedures 3
AJ 011 Police Photography 3
AJ 014 Alcohol, Narcotics & Drug Abuse 3
AJ 015 Sexual Assault Investigation 3
AJ 016 Women and Justice, New Trends 3
AJ 026 Organized Crime 3
AJ 027 Computers in Law Enforcement 3
AJ 030A/B Justice Field Experience * 3
AJ 031 Academy Orientation 3
AJ 032 Motorcycle, Prison, and Street Gangs 3
AJ 033 Probation and Parole 3
AJ 034 Career Planning in Criminal Justice 3
AJ 036 Firearms Terminology & Safety 3
AJ 037A Administration of Justice Internship Seminar ** 3
AJ 041 Introduction to Forensics 3
AJ 091, 092, 093 Directed Studies 1-3
AJ 100G Special Topics .5-3
AJ 160I PC832, Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure *** 3

* Repeatable one time for credit.
** Repeatable three times for credit
*** This is a POST course and meets the standards set forth by the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training.

To obtain an Associate of Science Degree in Administration of Justice, a student must complete:

  1. All the major requirements (21 units)

  2. Nine (9) units of AJ electives.

  3. Additional units to meet college graduation requirements. (Please see a Counselor for additional information.)

NOTE: Administration of Justice majors must take their G.E. requirements outside of the Administration of Justice Department.

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