Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5327
First Term: 2017 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 18
CIP Code: 43.0104
Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies (01)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 33-1011.00

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Justice Studies is designed to provide the student with a broad understanding of the criminal justice system and its primary components: law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: CG, EM

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, EM

Required Courses
AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law 3
AJS212 Juvenile Justice Procedures 3
AJS230 The Police Function 3
AJS240 The Correction Function 3
AJS260 Procedural Criminal Law 3
AJS275 Criminal Investigation I 3
Credits: 18

Program Competencies
1. Interpret the elements necessary to prove the corpus delicti of criminal acts as found in the common law and the Arizona Revised Statutes. (AJS109)
2. Interact appropriately with juvenile offenders using an understanding of the history and development of juvenile justice theories, procedures, and institutions.(AJS212)
3. Determine the appropriate jurisdiction using an understanding of the interrelationships and missions of the federal, state, and local law enforcement systems. (AJS230)
4. Interact appropriately with criminal offenders using an understanding of the history and development of correctional theories, procedures, and institutions. (AJS240)
5. Apply landmark court decisions pertaining to criminal law procedures for arrest, search and seizure. (AJS260)
6. Demonstrate the appropriate steps to be undertaken during the investigation of specific crimes. (AJS275)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: May 17, 2016

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.