Administration of Justice, Associate in Arts

The Administration of Justice curriculum is designed to meet the needs of current and prospective students interested in transferring  to a four-year institution for the purpose of receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration of Justice/Criminal Justice and that students will have a smooth transition from the College to the four-year institution of their choice.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Differentiate between the three main segments of the Criminal Justice System.
  • Distinguish between the different types of crime causation while applying the major theories of criminology.
  • Identify the generalized components which have impacted the Juvenile Justice System in the United States.
  • Compare and contrast the major ethical issues facing Criminal Justice professionals with an emphasis on encouraging students to explore their own ethical and moral systems.
  • Illustrate the role of technology in the Administration of Justice.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking on issues of social diversity.

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Third Semester (16 credits)

ADJ 225 - Ethics in Criminal Justice3
ADJ 250 - Contemporary Police Services3
ADJ 240 - Criminology3
Humanities Elective - 3 credits
Laboratory Science Elective - 4 credits

Fourth Semester (16 credits)

ADJ 260 - Corrections-Probation-Parole3
POL 120 - American National Government3
ADJ 261 - The Youthful Offender3
ADJ Elective - 3 credits
Laboratory Science Elective - 4 credits

ADJ Electives:  Choose one:
ADJ 202 - Terrorism
ADJ 203 - Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
ADJ 223 - White Collar Crime
ADJ 280 - Organized Crime



Total Credits: 62


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