Administration of Justice Program Details
The foundation of this program focuses on the history, structure, purpose, and function of law enforcement, the courts, and correctional systems in the United States.
- the theories of crime causation and criminality
- applicable procedures of Constitutional and statutory law
- crime prevention
- juvenile delinquency
- cultural diversity
- community relations
- recognition of the significant importance of cultural competency, integrity, transparency, ethical decision-making, accountability, and compassion as part of the service requirements for criminal justice professionals
Degrees and Certificates
With a variety of degree and certificate options, this program is designed to give students a flexible academic foundation to meet transfer requirements. For all students pursuing transfer to any four-year program or professional school, it is critical that students meet with a counselor because major and general education requirements vary for each college/university.
Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T) Degree
For students who plan to complete a baccalaureate degree in criminal justice or a similar major at a California State University (CSU), The Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T) degree is the recommended transfer pathway.
For the transfer to a University of California (UC) system please collaborate with your academic counselor.
Associate in Arts in Law, Public Policy, and Society for Transfer Degree (LPPS)
Another option is the Associate in Arts in Law, Public Policy, and Society for Transfer degree (LPPS). This transfer degree offers courses that satisfy lower-division General Education requirements in both the physical and social sciences, providing students with a solid foundation in Law, Public Policy, and Society as well as the standard prerequisites for upper-division coursework leading to the baccalaureate degree.
Students planning to transfer to a CSU with a major in Law, Public Policy, and Society should consult the lower division requirements at the university they plan to attend. Through interdisciplinary studies in the administration of justice, political science, business, history, economics, sociology, global studies, and communications, students will acquire skills in critical thinking, persuasive communication, analytical writing, and a foundational understanding of the behavioral and social sciences.
Associate of Science Degree in Administration of Justice and Legal Studies Certificate
Our Associate of Science Degree in Administration of Justice and our Legal Studies Certificate provides students with a foundational aptitude in the field of criminal justice and prepares them for a career in that broad category.
You Could Do All at Once!
We are excited to note that with a carefully planned course map students could earn two degrees and a certificate while taking classes that are stacked efficiently and effectively for completion. Strategic course completion plans could result in students simultaneously earning the AS-T in Administration of Justice, the AA-T in Law, Public Policy and Society, and the Legal Studies Certificate.
Administration of Justice Program Overview
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100% Online ADMJ Degree
At Sacramento City College, we offer you the opportunity to earn your Administration of Justice degree in a variety of ways, including 100% online!