Administration of Justice
Technology and Health Division
The Certificate in Administration of Justice program is intended to prepare students for entry-level employment following graduation.
The courses emphasize the modern role of law enforcement and corrections within the criminal justice systems. Written and oral communication skills are a consistent focus. Entry-level employment opportunities available after completion of this program may include law enforcement as peace officers, corrections officers, custodial officers, non-sworn security and investigations, other non-sworn positions in law enforcement, and public service.
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|ADJU 1||The Administration of Justice System||3|
|ADJU 2||Principles and Procedures of the Justice System||3|
|ADJU 3||Concepts of Criminal Law||3|
|ADJU 4||Legal Aspects of Evidence||3|
|ADJU 5||Community Relations||3|
|ADJU 68||Administration of Justice Report Writing||3|
|Choose four from the following:||12|
|Concepts of Enforcement Services|
|Introduction to Homeland Security|
|Introduction to Correctional Sciences|
|Concepts of Traffic Services|
|Principles of Investigation|
|Gangs and Corrections|
|Introduction to Forensics for Criminal Justice|
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:
- Demonstrate the principals involved in documenting the investigation of criminal activity.
- Identify and apply legal precedents in field work.
- Demonstrate familiarity with the social factors related to police interaction with communities.
- Demonstrate understanding of how criminal codes are used and how statutory law is practically applied.
- Demonstrate the ability to use technology and other resources to research social and legal aspects of the criminal justice system.
- Demonstrate the ability to present information in diverse circumstances, with various cultures and communities, involving public and media issues.
- Understand professional skills related to court testimony, interview, interrogation, and law enforcement nomenclature.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.