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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5966N
Effective Term: 2019 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 43.0104

Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies (01)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this program, students may pursue a career as:
23-1012.00 Judicial Law Clerks
33-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
33-3011.00 Bailiffs
33-3012.00 Correctional Officers and Jailers
33-3021.00 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
33-3021.01 Police Detectives
33-3021.02 Police Identification and Records Officers
33-3021.03 Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
33-3051.00 Police and Sheriff`s Patrol Officers
33-3051.01 Police Patrol Officers
33-9032.00 Security Guards
43-5031.00 Police, Fire and Ambulance Dispatchers

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Legal Studies is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a course of study specifically focused on legal studies. It 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. (AJS109, AJS123, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210)
2. Solve problems through logical and sound reasoning. (AJS109, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210, AJS260)
3. Communicate orally, visually and in writing precisely, appropriately, and effectively to varied audiences. (AJS201, AJS205, AJS210)
4. Communicate in the language common to the criminal justice system. (AJS109, AJS201, AJS205, AJS210)
5. Collaborate with diverse agencies, community representatives and individuals to achieve common goals. (AJS123, AJS201, AJS210)
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. (AJS109, AJS123, AJS201, AJS210, AJS260)
7. Utilize technology to collect, analyze and communicate data. (AJS201, AJS210)
8. Practice professional standards appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS109, AJS123, AJS201, AJS210, AJS260)
9. Subscribe to and practice ethical behavior appropriate to the field of criminal justice. (AJS109, AJS123, AJS201, AJS210, AJS260)
Program Notes
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

This program replaces: CCL/5635 Legal Studies

Required Courses
AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law 3
AJS201 Rules of Evidence 3

AJS123 Ethics and the Administration of Justice (3) OR
AJS205 Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice (3) 3

AJS210 Constitutional Law 3
AJS260 Procedural Criminal Law 3
Credits: 15

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: May 28, 2019

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.