Administration of Justice courses lead to career opportunities in local, state, federal and private criminal justice agencies. 

Local Level -  County probation departments, halfway houses, group homes, crisis centers, juvenile halls, municipal police departments, county sheriff offices, and welfare fraud.

State Level -  probation, juvenile institutions, state police, highway patrol, Alcohol Department, Motor Vehicles Department, Department of Justice, Fish and Game, and Forestry.

Federal Level -   border patrol, Department of Justice and parole.
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DEGREES

The  Degree in Administration of Justice must be focused on Law Enforcement or Corrections .  The Administration of Justice major is preparatory for further education at a four-year university to meet employment requirements for agencies such as the FBI, Customs, and the Secret Service.  The Administration of Justice major at the A.S. level is useful for various local employers.  For an A.S. degree, the student needs 30 units of course work with a minimum "C" grade plus General Education and graduation requirements for a total of 60 units (see current COS catalog.)   Select the specialty in which you have an interest.

Program Activity (Lambda Alpha Epsilon) - College of the Sequoias Administration of Justice Club.

Requirements for A.S. Degree in Administration of Justice: Law  Enforcement Emphasis plus COS GE requirements

  • 21 units CORE COURSES
  • 9-units SUPPORT COURSES

Requirements for A.S. Degree in Administration of Justice: Corrections Emphasis plus COS GE requirements

  • 27 units CORE COUSES
  •  3 units SUPPORT COURSES.

Transfer Students:   Transfer preparation varies from university to university.  Meet with a COS counselor to review requirements.

 

Course Numbers

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Units

Law Enforcement Emphasis

AJ 11
AJ 13
AJ 14
AJ 110
AJ 112
AJ 118
AJ119

Required CORE COURSES (21 units)


Introduction to Criminal Justice
Community Relations
Criminal Law 1
Police Patrol Procedures
Legal Aspects of Evidence
Criminal Investigations
Criminal Identification 



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Corrections Emphasis

AJ 11
AJ 13
AJ 14
AJ 112
AJ 114
AJ 117
AJ 118
AJ 121
AJ 130

Required CORE COURSES (27 units)

Introduction to Criminal Justice
Community Relations
Criminal Law 1
Legal Aspects of Evidence
Juvenile Delinquency
Corrections/Counseling
Criminal Investigation
Introduction to Corrections
Legal Aspects of Corrections

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No Emphasis

Choose any of the courses listed above for a total of 15 units.


SUPPORT COURSES

AJ 25/BUS 25/GOVT 25
AJ 111
AJ 113
AJ 114
AJ 115
AJ 120
AJ 123
AJ 125
AJ 145
AJ 155
AJ 199
WEXP193J-196J

9 units for Law Enforcement Emphasis
3 units for Corrections Emphasis


Constitutional Law        
Writing for C.J.
Juvenile Laws and Proc.
Juvenile Delinquency
Criminal Law 2
Women in C.J.
Criminal Justice Ethics
Leadership/Supervision
Terrorism and Freedom
Study of Public Safety
Special Topic Courses
Work Experience




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