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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 2019-2020
   

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
Humanities and Fine Arts Complete a course from the Arts list
  Recommend: ART 110 or MUS 160
3
Biological and Physical Sciences
  Recommend: Two courses from BIO 160IN, CHM 121IN, CHM 130IN
8
Mathematics
  Recommend: MAT 142
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
  Complete a non-AJS course.
  Recommend: POS 201 or 210
3
Other Requirements
  Recommend: ASL 101 and 102; or SPA 101 and 102; or two from CMN 120, JRN 102, HUM 260, or THE 105
6-8
Subtotal 29-31

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
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 13
Total 61-63

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Humanities and Fine Arts - ANT 112 or HIS 161; Social and Behavioral Sciences - AJS 225; 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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