Administration of Justice

There is currently no program in Administration of Justice. The following courses are offered and may be used as associate degree electives.



Administration of Justice (ADJU)

101 Introduction to Administration of Justice - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Administration of Justice 101A and/or 101B and/or 101C.
This course introduces students to the philosophy and history of administration of justice. It provides an overview of crime, police problems, and the organization and jurisdiction of law enforcement agencies. Students survey professional career opportunities and qualifications. This course is intended for students majoring in Administration of Justice. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC Transfer Limitation: Administration of Justice (ADJU) 101 and 101A, 101B, 101C combined: maximum credit, 3 units. 101A, 101B, 101C must all be taken for transfer credit to be granted.

102 Criminal Law I - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
This course introduces students to the scope and source of criminal law and classification of crimes against persons, property, morals, and public welfare. Topics include classification and general elements of crime, the definitions of common and statutory law, acceptable evidence, types of intent, capacity to commit crimes, legal defenses, criminal culpability, parties to crime, laws of arrest, and Constitutional background. This course is intended for students majoring in Administration of Justice or anyone interested in criminal law. (FT) AA/AS; CSU. C-ID AJ 120.