A.S.-T in Administration of Justice for Transfer
(using General Education Requirements Option B or C)
A.A. Liberal Arts - Social & Behavioral Science Emphasis
A.S. in Administration of Justice
(with General Education Requirements Option A)
Certificate in Administration of Justice
Employment Concentration Certificate(s)
The scope of the program in administration of justice and corrections is designed to prepare the student for entry into careers in the criminal justice field. The program provides the student with a basic understanding of a variety of criminal justice positions at the federal, state, county and municipal levels.
The course of study involves an introduction to law enforcement and criminal justice, criminology, criminal law and evidence, criminal and juvenile procedures, criminal investigations, traffic investigation, public safety report writing, community relations, vice and narcotics, terrorism and homeland security, and both correctional and probation courses.
These courses provide the student with a base of knowledge that will serve them well regardless of the criminal justice field they choose, i.e., police officer, deputy sheriff, state highway patrol officer, corrections officer, probation or parole officer, private security or investigator, or civilian support such as emergency communications dispatcher, community service officer, crime analysis, records clerk, field evidence technician or property and evidence technician.
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