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2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration of Justice, A.A.S.


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This curriculum is for students seeking an associate of applied science degree in law enforcement, corrections, or the judiciary system. With careful planning it can be used as the basis for transfer to four-year degree programs.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Math Gen Ed 3   Gen Ed ENG 102 or 112- Composition and Literature or Technical Writing I 3
Gen Ed ENG 101 - English Composition 3   Gen Ed SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology 3
Gen Ed Arts & Humanities Gen Ed 3   ADJ 201 Law Enforcement and the Community 3
ADJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3   ADJ 104 Corrections in America 3
ADJ 102 American Law Enforcement 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list below in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Science Gen Ed; 3-4 credits 3   Gen Ed Diversity Gen Ed 3
ADJ 203 Criminal Law 3   ADJ 208 Police Management 3
ADJ 204 Criminal Investigation 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list below in consultation with an advisor 3
Restricted Elective Choose from the list below in consultation with an advisor 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list below in consultation with an advisor 3
Restricted Elective Choose from the list below in consultation with an advisor 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list below in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (21-23 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


Mathematics


Restricted Electives (16-18 Credits)


Select from the following list: 

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


Note:


* Students considering completing their baccalaureate degree with University of Maryland University College (UMUC) in criminal justice should consider taking one of the statistics courses and the public speaking course to fulfill UMUC’s foundation course requirements.


* Students who may have a criminal record need to be aware this could preclude them from employment in this field. Please discuss concerns with the program coordinator. Additionally, students need to be aware that excessive prior drug use may prevent their employment in the state of Maryland as well. Please direct questions about this to the program coordinator.

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