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Administration of Justice Degree


Associate in Arts Degree
To receive an Associate in Arts degree from El Camino College Compton Educational Center, a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher. A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at El Camino College Compton Educational Center. A notation of "Graduation with Honors" is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

Major Requirements:
At least 50% of the major requirements for the Associate in Arts Degree must be completed at El Camino College Compton Educational Center.

Administration of Justice 100 Introduction to Administration of Justice

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 103 Concepts of Criminal Law I

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 115 Community and Human Relations

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 130 Principles of the Justice System

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 131 Legal Aspects of Evidence

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 135 Report Writing

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 170 Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure

 (3 units)

Plus a minimum of six units from the following:

 

Administration of Justice 70 Introduction to Industrial Security

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 95/96abcd
(Can be taken up to 4 times)
Cooperative Career Education

 (2-4 units)

Administration of Justice 107 Crime and Control - An Introduction to Corrections

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 109 Introduction to Police Patrol Procedures

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 111 Criminal Investigation

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 125 Traffic Control and Accident Investigation

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 126 Juvenile Delinquency and Legal Procedures

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 133 Fingerprint Classification and Investigation

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 134 Introduction to Crime Analysis

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 136 Ethics in the Justice System

 (3 units)

Administration of Justice 150 Peace Officer Training Module - Level III

 (8 units)

Administration of Justice 155 Peace Officer Training Module - Level II

 (11 units)

Total Units 27-32

 

Preparation for the Transfer Major
For information on specific university major requirements, please obtain a transfer curriculum guide sheet in the Counseling Services Center, consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. You may use the transfer major requirements to help you fulfill your associate degree requirements.


Courses not available at the Compton Center may be taken at the Torrance campus.
Description of courses can be found in the class schedule/catalog.
For more information, contact the Division Office (310) 900-1600 x 2780.

 
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