Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5635
First Term: 2008 Summer I   
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: 25-1111, 33-1011, 33-1012

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Legal Studies, an interdisciplinary study of law, prepares students to "think like lawyers." The emphasis on case analysis, critical thinking, reasoning by analogy, and oral advocacy will benefit all types of students: from those who want to attend law school, to professionals who crave a specialized area of knowledge, to those who simply want to learn about law in general.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law 3
AJS201 Rules of Evidence 3
AJS217 Court Procedures 3
AJS260 Procedural Criminal Law 3
GBS206 Business Law (UCC) 3
GBS207 Business Law (General Corporate) 3
Credits: 18

Program Competencies
1. List and describe elements necessary to prove the /corpus delicti/ of criminal acts as found in the common law and the Arizona Revised Statues. (AJS109)
2. Explain the rules of evidence, including how to recognize and use evidence in judicial proceedings. (AJS201)
3. Identify and describe procedures practiced by courts of general and original jurisdiction. (AJS217)
4. Conduct legal research and prepare and present a case in the adversary process. (AJS217)
5. Describe procedural criminal law requirements and their effect on the criminal justice system. (AJS260)
6. Describe, evaluate, and apply the legal and ethical aspects of contracts, sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, documents of title, letters of credit, bank deposits, and collections. (GBS206)
7. Identify and define legal and ethical aspects of agency, partnerships, corporations, bankruptcy, antitrust, securities, and other regulations of business. (GBS207)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 12-11-07

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