Administration of Justice examines the structure, function, laws, procedures, and decision-making processes of agencies that deal with crime management.
Administration of Justice courses provide both the theoretical background and practical experience necessary for employment and promotion in the criminal justice system and related fields, such as community responders and volunteers, and for transfer to four-year institutions.
Courses in Administration of Justice satisfy general education requirements for an associate degree and transfer. In addition, students may earn an associate degree or a certificate of achievement in Administration of Justice.
Administration of Justice Faculty
Administration of Justice Instructional Program Brochure
Certificate of Achievement for Correctional Science
Certificate of Achievement for Criminal Justice
Correctional Science Instructional Program Brochure
Associate Degree for Correctional Science
Associate Degree for Criminal Justice
Associate Degree for Transfer in Administration of Justice
Student Learning Outcomes
Communication (personal expression and information acquisition)
Demonstrate an ability to write clearly and accurately about the Criminal Justice process using an appropriate vocabulary
Creative, Critical, and Analytical Thinking
Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking about issues in the administration of justice system
Demonstrate an ability to evaluate emerging case law and landmark decisions of the courts
Community/Global Consciousness and Responsibility
Demonstrate a comprehension and appreciation of the connections, contributions, experiences, and potential conflicts of various ethnicities, races, and genders as they interact with the criminal justice components
Demonstrate an awareness of sciences and emerging technologies as it impacts the administration of justice components
Discipline / Criminal Justice
Demonstrate an understanding of the administration of justice system and how the student as an individual understands career opportunities in the field as well as individual / community rights and responsibilities
Demonstrate an awareness of crime causation, roles of the components of the administration of justice system, and social and economic impact of crime on society