May 30, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Administration of Justice, AAS

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Length: 66 credits

Purpose: This program is designed to provide a theoretical and practical understanding of the criminal justice profession in local, state, and federal criminal justice systems.

Program Learning Outcomes: The student will be able to:

  • demonstrate minimum proficiency in General Education Skills which are defined as oral communication, written communication, mathematical/problem solving, scientific reasoning, information literacy and critical thinking;
  • demonstrate competency of effects of crime, law, and law enforcement systems in society;
  • demonstrate competency of legal and non-legal drugs including identification, societal influences, and legal consequences;
  • demonstrate proficiency to evaluate tort and criminal case charges, elements, victims, perpetrators, and outcomes;
  • demonstrate proficiency of proper criminal investigation methods that follow laws from judicial, executive, and legislative branches; and
  • demonstrate acceptable workplace skills, attitudes, and behaviors.

Occupational Objectives: The program prepares students for career service in the following areas: local and state police departments, federal agencies, correctional institutions, and security officers in commercial or industrial areas.

Total Credits: 24

Total Credits: 42

Minimum Required for Degree: 66 Credits

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Developmental Prerequisites  

NOTE: * These classes meet the requirements of the Career Studies Certificate in Justice Studies .

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