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Administration of Justice Studies

Associate of Arts - Concentration

Prepare for advanced studies in corrections procedures and the criminal justice system. 

Program/Major Codes: AOAALA/ALA1/ALAJ

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this concentration?

Career Options:  While this degree is intended for transfer, it also may lead to employment or advancement within the justice system.

Academic Options: Transfer to a university degree program in Criminal Justice, Justice Studies, or a related program.

Program Requirements 2018-2019
   

Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-A) Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses. * A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Credits
English Composition 6
Subtotal 6

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
AJS 101 Introduction to Administration of Justice Systems 3
AJS 109 Criminal Law 3
AJS 115 Criminal Procedures 3
AJS 124 Ethics and the Administration of Justice 3
AJS 204 Criminal Investigation 3
AJS 225 Criminology 3
AJS 265 Issues in Administration of Justice 1
Subtotal 19

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
ANT 112
  or HIS 161
Exploring Non-Western Cultures
  Modern Latin America
3
ART 100
  or MUS 160
Basic Design
  Popular Music in America
3
ASL 101**
  or SPA 101**
  or PSY 101**
American Sign Language I
  Elementary Spanish I
  Introduction to Psychology
3-4
ASL 102***
  or SPA 102***
  or HUM 260***
  or THE 105***
American Sign Language II
  Elementary Spanish II
  Intercultural Perspectives
  Theatre Appreciation
3-4
BIO 135IN Genetics, Biotechnology and Human Affairs 4
CHM 121IN Chemistry and Society 4
MAT 142 Topics in College Mathematics 3
POS 201 American National Government and Politics 3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Transfer Electives Recommend: three courses from the following:
AJS 113, 123, 201, 205, 212, 260, 290
9
Subtotal 36-38
Total 61-63

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Humanities and Fine Arts - ANT 112 or HIS 161, and ART 100 or MUS 160; Biological and Physical Sciences - BIO 135IN and CHM 121IN; Mathematics - MAT 142; Social and Behavioral Sciences - AJS 225 and POS 201; Other Requirements - ASL 101, SPA 101 or PSY 101, and either ASL 102, SPA 102, HUM 260 or THE 105; AGEC Special Requirements - ANT 112 or HIS 161

** Students transferring to the UA should complete ASL 101 or SPA 101; students transferring to NAU should complete PSY 101; students transferring to ASU should choose the appropriate course depending on the transfer major at ASU.

*** Students transferring to the UA should complete ASL 102 or SPA 102; students transferring to NAU should complete HUM 260 or THE 105; students transferring to ASU should choose the appropriate course depending on the transfer major at ASU.

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