Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5392N
First Term: 2013 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 15
CIP Code: 43.0107

Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies (01)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 25-1111, 33-3011, 33-3021, 33-3051, 33-9021

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Victimology program prepares students to effectively advocate for victims in a wide range of circumstances. Areas of study include crisis intervention, community services, victim rights, and emergency response, among others.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
AJS123 Ethics and the Administration of Justice 3
AJS162 Domestic Violence 3
AJS225 Criminology 3
AJS/EMT/FSC/SWU258 Victimology and Crisis Management 3
Credits: 15

Program Competencies
1. Identify and describe the major components of the criminal justice process. (AJS101)
2. Describe governmental structure and its relationship to the criminal justice system. (AJS101)
3. Describe ethical theories, concepts, and practices related to the criminal justice system. (AJS123)
4. Apply critical thinking and problem-solving techniques to issues related to victimology. (AJS123)
5. Define domestic violence including both social and legal definitions. (AJS162)
6. Identify and describe the major social, political and legal issues associated with crime in America. (AJS225)
7. Identify deviance, society`s role in defining behavior, theories of criminality, and the psychological impact of crime. (AJS225)
8. Describe effective techniques for crisis intervention. (AJS258)
9. Identify the key components of victim trauma and recovery as it relates to types of victimization. (AJS258)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: May 21, 2013

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.