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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration of Justice Concentration, Arts and Sciences, A.A.


This program is intended as a transfer program for students interested in pursuing a four-year degree in criminal justice or related fields. Students should confer with program faculty and advising staff as early as possible to discuss transfer institutions and requirements, as well as both career and educational goals.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits

ENG 101

English Composition
*(ENG 101E  and ENG 101P  are approved substitutions for ENG 101) 
3   ENG 102
or
ENG 112
Advanced English Composition
or
Technical Writing
3
MAT 109
or
MAT 115
Statistics
or
Quantitative Reasoning
3   SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities
*(A Spanish Language course recommended)
3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities  3
Gen Ed Diversity 3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 2
ADJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3   POL 101 American Government 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   14
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 
*(of your two science requirements, one must have a lab)
3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
4
HIS HIS 101 , HIS 102 HIS 201 , or HIS 202   3   SOC 103 Criminology 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
COM 103
or
COM 108
Public Speaking
or
Introduction to Human Communication
3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
ADJ 203 Criminal Law 3   ADJ 206 Criminal Procedure for Criminal Justice 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   16

General Education Requirements (31-32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101, ENG-101E, and ENG-101P

Free Electives (7-8 Credits)


Electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer advisor and the transfer institution. Some recommended courses are listed below:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)