The Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer Degree (Administration of Justice AS-T) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing the degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.
A student graduating with an Associate of Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer Degree may transfer to a CSU campus with the competencies needed to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in; Criminology, Administration of Justice, Sociology, Forensic Science.
To earn an Administration of Justice AS-T degree, students must complete:
- Certified completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
- The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.
- A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
- Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on transfer courses.
- Obtainment of a “C” grade or better in all courses required for the major.
- Complete a minimum of 12 units in residency at the college granting the degree.
|CJ V01||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CJ V02||Concepts of Criminal Law||3|
|Units from List A||6-7|
|Units from List B||6-7|
|CSU General Education or IGETC-CSU Pattern||37-39|
|Electives (CSU transferrable units to reach 60)|
|CJ V03||Community Relations and Diversity||3|
|CJ V04||Legal Aspects of Evidence||3|
|CJ V05||Criminal Procedures||3|
|CJ V08||Criminal Investigation||3|
|CJ V14||Juvenile Law and Procedures in California||3|
|CJ V25||Introduction to Corrections||3|
|CJ/ANTH V35||Introduction to Forensic Science||3|
|CJ/ANTH V35L||Introduction to Forensic Science Laboratory||1|
|SOC V01||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|PSY V01||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSY V04||Introductory Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences||4|
|or MATH V44||Elementary Statistics|
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Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the American Criminal Justice System, its obligations to the community and the scope of responsibilities of the various local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies beginning with arrest, through corrections.
- Articulate the major criminological theories regarding criminal behavior, the social implications of crime and how these concepts relate to crime, criminal behavior, and victimology.
- Analyze concepts of law and utilize legal investigative proficiencies applied to preparing and presenting case work. Demonstrate the ability to translate this information to written, verbal, and electronic formats.
- Collaborate to describe the importance of standards relating to ethics, communication, and cooperation within a variety of cultures and situations in the Criminal Justice System.