Administration of Justice

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Administration of Justice Major

Curriculum

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
  • ADJ 110 Introduction to Law Enforcement, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 13

Second Semester

  • ADJ 120 Introduction to Courts, 3 cr
    or
    ADJ 130 Introduction to Criminal  Law, 3 cr
  • ADJ 133 Ethics for the Criminal Justice Professional, 3 cr
  • ADJ Elective, 3 cr
  • Mathematics/ Laboratory Science, 3 cr
  • ENG 112 College Composition II, 3 cr
  • HLT/PED Health/Physical Education Electives 2 cr

Semester Credits: 17

Third Semester

  • ADJ 140 Introduction to Corrections, 3 cr
  • ADJ 105 Juvenile Justice System, 3 cr
  • CST 110 Introduction to Communication, 3 cr
    or
    ADJ 240 Techniques of Interviewing, 3 cr
  • ADJ 215 Report Writing, 3 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Fourth Semester

  • ADJ 227 Introduction to Constitutional Law, 3 cr
    or
    ADJ 131 Legal  Evidence, 3 cr
  • ADJ Elective, 3 cr
  • ADJ Elective, 3 cr
  • SOC 236 Criminology, 3 cr
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Total credits required: 60

Notes