GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

This program is designed to provide a broad-based education in the areas of law enforcement, corrections and the judicial system.  The program is appropriate for students seeking employment as a law enforcement officer, correctional officer, probation or parole officer, or as a legal professional such as a paralegal or attorney.  Students will demonstrate an understanding of the major components and function of the criminal justice system in America. Students will demonstrate knowledge of criminal laws in California. Students will define ethics in law enforcement and the consequences of unethical behavior.
Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree, should meet with an academic and/or transfer counselor to discuss transfer requirements
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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  Required Core Courses
  ADMJ 101 Introduction to the Administration of Justice 3
ADMJ 101 or equivalent ADMJ 103 Concepts of Criminal Law 3
  ADMJ 110 Principles and Procedures of the Justice System 3
  ADMJ 117 Crisis Intervention 3
ADMJ 101 (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent ADMJ 118 Youthful Offenders 3
ADMJ 101 or equivalent ADMJ 120 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3
  ADMJ 134 Report Writing 3
  ADMJ 170 Ethics in Law Enforcement 3
  Select at least 6 units from the following
ADMJ 101 or equivalent ADMJ 107 Community Relations 3
ADMJ 101 or equivalent ADMJ 108 Contemporary Police Operations and Issues 1 to 3
  ADMJ 116 Criminal Investigation 3
  ADMJ 129 Special Crimes and Dangerous Drugs 3
ADMJ 101 or equivalent ADMJ 130 Law Enforcement Supervision and Management 3
ADMJ 101 or equivalent ADMJ 165 Introduction to Forensic Science 3
  ADMJ 202 Intelligence Analysis and Security Management for Homeland Security 3
  Recommended Courses
  ADMJ 201 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
  SPCH 101 Public Speaking 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 30
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2014 GCC CATALOG 2014-2015
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Administration of Justice (2013-14 catalog)
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