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Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice program is interdisciplinary in nature and is designed to provide the student with a broad based knowledge of the criminal justice field. It is designed to prepare the students of excellent character and reputation for careers in Administration of Justice, including, but not limited to: law enforcement, corrections, probation/parole officer, and social services in community based agencies/organizations. The program also includes a Certificate of Completion in Administration of Justice.

CIP Code: 43.0104

Required Courses: 30
Certificate of Completion in Administration of Justice 30
Restricted Electives: 9

Students must select nine (9) credits of AJS prefixed courses except those used to satisfy the
Required Courses area and have them approved by the department advisor.
AJS123, AJS200, AJS258  recommended for students considering university transfer.

 
AJSxxx Any AJS Administration of Justice Studies course 9
General Education Requirements: 22-27
General Education Core: 12-17
First-Year Composition 6
ENG101*
ENG107*
ENG102*
ENG108*
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1101 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
 
Oral Communication 3
Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communication area  
Critical Reading 0-3
CRE101*
CRE111*
College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3) OR Equivalent as indicated by assessment.
 
Mathematics 3-5
Any approved General Education course in the Mathematics area
MAT142 is recommended for students considering transfer to the university.
 
General Education Distribution: 10
Humanities, Arts and Design 3
Any approved General Education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area
AJS123 is recommended.
 
Social-Behavioral Sciences 3
Any approved General Education course in the Social-Behavioral Sciences area
AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258 or PSY132 is recommended.
 
Natural Sciences 4
Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area
BIO107 or PHY101 is recommended.
 

Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 61-66.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
  • xxx Indicates any suffixed courses.
  • Minimum GPA 2.0