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2016-2017 Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2020  
2016-2017 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
ENG 101 English Composition 3   ENG 102 or 112 Composition and Literature or Technical Writing I 3
Gen Ed  Mathematics 3   SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 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 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
ADJ 203 Criminal Law 3   ADJ 208 Police Management 3
ADJ 204 Criminal Investigation 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3
Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3
Restricted Elective Choose from the list 3   Restricted Elective Choose from the list 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 Restricted Elective credits 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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