Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice Studies - AAS

Title: 
Administration of Justice Studies
Major: 
3181
Effective term: 
2019 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
AAS
Total credits required: 
62-68
Award type: 
AAS
Revision ID: 
334
Description

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for various careers within the criminal justice system and/or transfer to a four year institution. The program also provides criminal justice practitioners with the opportunity to complete the Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice as well as one of four Certificates of Completion in Corrections, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, and Victimology, and/or a transfer option.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

++ indicates any suffixed courses.

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Requirements
Credits:30
AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
AJS109Substantive Criminal Law 3
AJS123Ethics and the Administration of Justice 3
AJS212Juvenile Justice Procedures 3
AJS225Criminology 3
AJS230The Police Function 3
AJS240The Corrections Function 3
 
AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258Victimology and Crisis Management (3) or
AJS200Current Issues in Criminal Justice (3) 3
 
AJS260Procedural Criminal Law 3
 
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
AJS+++++ Students may choose course in the Administration of Justice Studies area not listed under Required Courses area (3) 3
Restricted Electives
Credits:9-10
AJS113Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Practices 3
(Fulfills ASU transfer requirement)
AJS119Computer Applications in Justice Studies 3
(Fulfills NAU transfer requirement)
AJS162Domestic Violence 3
(Fulfills Victimology certificate requirement)
AJS201Rules of Evidence 3
(Fulfills Legal Studies certificate requirement)
AJS205Criminal Justice Report Writing 3
(Fulfills Corrections, Law Enforcement and Legal Studies certificate requirement)
AJS210Constitutional Law 3
(Fulfills Legal Studies certificate requirement and NAU transfer requirement)
AJS255Crime, Law, and Mental Health 3
(Fulfills Corrections and Victimology certificate requirement)
AJS270Community Relations 3
(Fulfills GCU transfer requirement)
AJS275Criminal Investigation I 3
(Fulfills Corrections and Law Enforcement certificate requirement and GCU transfer requirement)
AJS290BNCourtroom Testimony Seminar 1
(Fulfills Legal Studies certificate requirement)
CIS114DEExcel Spreadsheet 3
(Fulfills NAU transfer requirement)
 
PSY101Introduction to Psychology (3) OR
SOC101Introduction to Sociology (3) 3
(Fulfills ASU transfer requirement)
 
REC120Leisure and the Quality of Life 3
(Fulfills ASU transfer requirement)
 
SWU171Introduction to Social Welfare 3
(Fulfills ASU transfer requirement)
Free Elective
Credits:7
Recommend the following for transfer:
FOR105Forensic Science: Physical Evidence (4) OR
FOR106Forensic Science: Biological Evidence (4) OR
any course with the [SQ] general education designation (4) 4
 
Recommend the following for transfer: Any course with an [HU] and [G] general education designation OR an [HU] and [H] general education designation 3
General Education
General Education RequirementCredits 16-21
 
General Education CoreCredits 12-17
 
First-Year CompositionCredits 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 6
 
Oral CommunicationCredits 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
COM225Public Speaking (3) OR
COM230Small Group Communication (3)
Recommend COM225 for students intending to transfer
 
Critical ReadingCredits 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
 
MathematicsCredits 3-5
MAT140College Mathematics (5) OR
MAT141College Mathematics (4) OR
MAT142College Mathematics (3) OR
Higher course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area (3-5) 3-5
 
General Education DistributionCredits 4
 
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits 0
Met by AJS123 in the Required Courses area
 
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits 0
Met by AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258 or AJS200 in Required Courses area
 
Natural SciencesCredits 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
Recommend FOR105 or FOR106 in Electives area.
Competencies
  1. Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments. AJS101, AJS113, AJS123, AJS162, AJS200, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN, BPC110, CIS105, CIS114DE, COM225, CRE101, FOR105, FOR106, [FYC], [MA], PSY101, REC120, SOC101, SWU171)
  2. Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS123, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS212, AJS225, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN, BPC110, CIS105, CIS114DE, COM225, CRE101, [FYC], FOR105, FOR106, [MA], PSY101, REC120, SOC101, SWU171)
  3. Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS212, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN, BPC110, CIS105, CIS114DE, COM225, CRE101, FOR105, FOR106, [FYC], [MA], PSY101, REC120, SOC101, SWU171)
  4. Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS162, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS212, AJS225, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN, COM225, CRE101, [FYC])
  5. Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS123, AJS162, AJS200, AJS201, AJS210, AJS212, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS290BN, COM225, CRE101, [FYC], PSY101, REC120, SOC101, SWU171)
  6. Apply the principles and processes of criminal and constitutional law, criminology theory, knowledge of the functions and components of the criminal justice system, and current issues to criminal justice operations. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS123, AJS162, AJS200, AJS201, AJS210, AJS212, AJS225, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS260, AJS290BN, CRE101, [FYC], [MA])
  7. Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data. (AJS101, AJS113, AJS162, AJS200, AJS201, AJS210, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN, BPC110, CIS105, CIS114DE, COM225, CRE101, FOR105, FOR106, [FYC], [MA], PSY101, SOC101)
  8. Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS119, AJS123, AJS162, AJS201, AJS210, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN, COM225, CRE101, FOR105, FOR106, [FYC], PSY101, REC120, SOC101, SWU171)
  9. Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS113, AJS119, AJS123, AJS162, AJS201, AJS210, AJS230, AJS240, AJS255, AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258, AJS260, AJS270, AJS275, AJS290BN, CRE101, FOR105, FOR106, [FYC], PSY101, REC120, SOC101, SWU171)
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Status: 
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Date created: 
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