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Administration of Justice (ADMJ)

Degrees & Certificates

The following Administration degrees and certificates are offered:

DEGREE
AA — Administration of

Required Program (Units)

ADMJ 300 Introduction to Administration of Justice (3)
ADMJ 301 Investigative Report Writing (3)
ADMJ 302 Community Relations: Multicultural Issues (3)
ADMJ 320 Concepts of Criminal Law (3)
ADMJ 323 Legal Aspects of Evidence (3)
ADMJ 330 Criminal Investigation (3)
Plus six (6) units selected from:
 ADMJ 308, 309, 310, 322, 331, 370, 380, 381, 498 ANTH 303; CHEM 400 (6)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24

This A.A. degree may be obtained by completion of the Required Program, plus General Education Requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Describe the purpose, authority, and relationship between law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections in the local, state, and federal levels.
- Identify and evaluate various local, state, and federal law enforcement career options and develop a viable career path strategy.
- Recall and apply the ethical and leadership standards placed on administration of justice professionals.
- Describe the complex interaction between criminal investigations and criminal procedures.
- Analyze cause in fact and proximate cause in relation to criminal activity and describe how they apply to criminal statutes, case law, and constitutional law.
- Identify diverse cultural groups and unique crime related problems they face, and describe ways law enforcement professionals can help resolve those problems.
- Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.

DEGREE
AS-T - Administration of Justice

Required Program (Units)
ADMJ 300 Introduction to Administration of Justice 3
ADMJ 320 Concepts of Criminal Law 3
A minimum of six (6) units from the following:
ADMJ 302, 322, 323, 330 6
A minimum of six (6) units from the following:
PSYC 300; SOC 300, 301, 321; STAT 300 or PSYC 330 6
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18

Students are required to:
- Complete a minimum of 19 semester units in the major with a grade of C or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
- Complete 60 semester CSU-transferable units using the California State University-General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU-GE Breadth); OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.
- No more than 60 semester units are required.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- describe the purpose, authority, and relationship between law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections in the local, state, and federal levels.
- identify and evaluate various local, state, and federal law enforcement career options and develop a viable career path strategy.
- recall and apply the ethical and leadership standards placed on administration of justice professionals.
- describe the complex interaction between criminal investigations and criminal procedures.
- analyze cause in fact and proximate cause in relation to criminal activity and describe how they apply to criminal statutes, case law, and constitutional law.
- identify diverse cultural groups and unique crime related problems they face, and describe ways law enforcement professionals can help resolve those problems.
- demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.

Updated 10/01/14

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