Administration of Justice

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Program Overview

The Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T) prepares students for entry-level positions as police officers, police reserve officers, police assistants, and community service officers in police and sheriff’s departments and for positions in private security as well as preparation for careers in probation, parole, and federal law enforcement agencies. Emphasis is on critical thinking, oral communication skills, and writing skills essential to today’s law enforcement employees. Students are kept informed of changes in law enforcement such as community policing, laws of arrest, search and seizure, and updates to the state penal code. Role playing and Moot court presentation are included to enhance oral communication skills and preparation of written reports. Training is also provided in the area of crime analysis and use of computer technology in law enforcement.

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Dr. Rose Gathoni Maina
Pathway Chairperson, Business and Civic
(213) 763-7252
C4 - Room 203D
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Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

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The Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T) degree will be awarded upon completion of the following:

  • Completion of 60 transferable semester units to the California State University.
  • Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all transferable coursework.

Program Details

Award Title Award Type Required Course Units Total Major Units GE Units
Administration of Justice AST 18 18