Administration of Justice Studies

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Administration of Justice Studies

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Associate Degree / University Transfer
Academic Plan Code
3398
Total Credits Required
64–67
Catalog Year
2018-2019

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include CPD150, CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG101 First-Year Composition FYC 3
MAT112 Mathematical Concepts and Applications OR satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course MA 3
AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice RC 3
AJS230 The Police Function RC 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
ENG102 First-Year Composition FYC 3
AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law RC 3
AJS240 The Correction Function RC 3
AJS123 Ethics and the Administration of Justice HU 3
Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area. NS 4

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
COM100 or
COM225 or
COM230
Introduction to Human Communication or Public Speaking or Small Group Communication COM 3
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking OR equivalent as indicated by assessment CR 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AJS212 Juvenile Justice Procedures RC 3
AJS225 Criminology RC 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Social & Behavioral Sciences area. AJS200 or AJS258 or AJS270 recommended courses SB 3
AJS275 Criminal Investigation I RC 3
AJS260 Procedural Criminal Law RC 3

Term 5

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 5
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AJS+++++ or
JUD+++++
Any AJS+++course RE 15–18

Note

If a student is test exempt in CRE101, an additional 3 credit AJS elective class will be required.

It is recommended that Term 3 courses be taken during the Summer.

A Certificate of Completion specialization should be considered to meet AJS elective courses, a total of 15-18 credits.

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Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

NOTICE: The base program for this pathway map is no longer available. You may be able to view details for this program at http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=125836.