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Academic Programs

Administration of Justice -  Law Enforcement Specialization

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Administration of Justice Major - Law Enforcement Specialization

Possible occupations for graduates (depending upon the level of education and training): police officer, trooper, deputy sheriff, jailer, correctional officer, investigator, security guard, and loss prevention manager.

Curriculum

Please refer to the catalog for complete program information and curriculum notes. See also: ADJ Program Website

Recommended sequence for courses (Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice, 3 cr
  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3 cr
  • ITE 119 Information Literacy, 3 cr
  • SDV Student Development, 1 cr
  • SOC 236 Criminology, 3 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 16

Second Semester

  • ADJ 120 Introduction to Courts, 3 cr
  • ADJ 133 Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional, 3 cr
  • ADJ 232 Domestic Violence, 3 cr
  • Mathematics/ Laboratory Science, 3-4 cr
  • ENG 112 College Composition II, 3 cr
  • HLT/PED Health/Physical Education Electives, 2 cr

Semester Credits: 17-18

Third Semester

  • ADJ 140 Introduction to Corrections, 3 cr
  • ADJ 105 Juvenile Justice System, 3 cr
  • CST 110 Introduction to Communication, 3 cr
  • ADJ 236 Principles of Criminal Investigation, 3 cr
  • ADJ 215 Report Writing, 3 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 18

Fourth Semester

  • ADJ 227 Introduction to Constitutional Law, 3 cr
  • ADJ 211 Criminal Law Evidence and Procedure I, 3 cr
  • ADJ 228 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, 3 cr
  • ADJ Elective, 3 cr
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Total credits required: 66-67