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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5007N
Effective Term: 2019 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 43.0104

Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 33-1012.00, 33-1012.00, 33-3052.00, 33-3021.00, 33-3021.02, 33-3051.01, 33-3051.00,
33-3012.00, 33-9032.00, 33-3051.04, 33-3021.00, 33-3021.06, 33-3031.00, 33-3021.03, 43-5031.00

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Administration of Justice program is designed to be interdisciplinary by nature and provides students with foundational knowledge of the criminal justice system and operational processes for addressing crime within society. This program also examines diverse populations and communities, and their effects on relationships with the criminal justice system. In addition, this program allows students to familiarize themselves with and evaluate various career opportunities in the criminal justice field and is one pathway to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Administration of Justice.

Learning Outcomes
1. Synthesize multiple sources of information to make timely assessments. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240)
2. Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240, AJS260)
3. Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS101, AJS230, AJS240)
4. Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS230, AJS240)
5. Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals. (AJS101, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240)
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, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240, AJS260)
7. Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data. (AJS101, AJS230, AJS240)
8. Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS123, AJS230, AJS240, AJS260)
9. Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS101, AJS109, AJS230, AJS240, AJS260)

Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3

AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law (3) or
AJS260 Procedural Criminal Law (3) 3

AJS123 Ethics and the Administration of Justice 3
AJS230 The Police Function 3
AJS240 The Correction Function 3
Credits: 15

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 11, 2018

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.