2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jul 06, 2022  
2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies - Administration of Justice Specialization, AA&S

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Purpose: The Administration of Justice Specialization of the General Studies Transfer degree program is designed for students who plan to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice, Police Science or Homeland Security at a four-year college or university.

Students who complete this program of study may be eligible to earn junior-class standing at a four-year college or university and will have complete courses that generally serve as prerequisites for advanced undergraduate coursework in Administration of Justice. Like other transfer degree programs, students pursuing the Administration of Justice Specialization take courses that are accepted at most public four year institutions in a wide variety of baccalaureate degree programs. However, departments of Administration of Justice or Criminal Justice differ greatly in their approaches to the undergraduate major and students are urged to acquaint themselves with the degree requirements of potential college or university transfer destinations.

Occupational Objectives: Municipal, County, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Personnel; Private or Government Investigator; Commercial and Industrial Security Officer.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through assessment and/or transcript review and may be required to take placement tests in math, writing, and reading to aid in placing students in the appropriate courses. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses.

Administration of Justice Curriculum Degree Requirements:

Total Minimum Credits: 65

1 Students considering transfer should check with anticipated four-year institution to determine appropriate MTH courses and/or sequences.
2 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement.
3 Students passing the computer competency exam will need to take an additional 100 level course in place of ITE 115 .
Students graduating from this program may be called upon to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.

Suggested Scheduling:

First Year

Total Credits: 16

Second Year

Third Semester

Total Credits: 16

Fourth Semester

  • Communication
  • History II
  • ADJ Elective
  • ADJ Elective
  • Humanities (II)
  • SOC
Total Credits: 18

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