Administration of Justice - Law Enforcement Specialization

 

Are you interested in a career that is loaded with exciting challenges? Are you interested in promoting public safety and ensuring that the rule of law is more than a mere textbook concept? As a law enforcement professional, you will not only be exposed to crime, but you will be asked to apply the latest technology to solving street-variety crime, as well as sophisticated economic crime. To ensure advancement in rank, law enforcement officers must hone their skills with a combination of in-service training and professional schooling. Come check out DCC's certificate - 45 credits - as well as the Associate in Applied Science in Administration of Justice - 68 credits.  Education as well as specialized training spells advancement in today's ever-challenging local, state and federal law enforcement career field.

Program Outcomes

Curriculum Map 

 For more information consult the College Catalog.

First Semester

SDV 100

College Success Skills

1

ENG 111 

College Composition I 

3

SOC 200
or
SOC 201 

Principles of Sociology

Intro to Sociology I*

3

ADJ 100

Survey of Criminal Justice

3

ADJ 130

Introduction to Criminal Law

3

ADJ 116
 

Special Enforcement Topics 

3

     

Second Semester

NAS 105

Natural Science Topics for Modern Society or Other approved Lab or Math course **

3-4

ENG 112 

College Composition II 

3

SOC 202 

Introduction to Sociology II or Approved Sophomore Level Sociology

3

ADJ 131 

Legal Evidence

3

ADJ 227 

Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel

3

ADJ 236

Prin. of Criminal Investigation

3

     

Third Semester

PSY 200
or
PSY 201

Principles of Psychology

Intro. to Psychology

3

Elective

Non-ADJ Elective

3

SPA 103
or
SPA

Basic Spoken Spanish

1Approved Spanish Course

3

SOC 235

Juvenile Delinquency

3

ADJ 171

Forensic Science I (for Specialization I students)

4

     

Fourth Semester

HUM 165 
or
CST 100

Controversial Issues in American Society

Principles of Public Speaking

3

 

Approved Computer Elective***

3

ADJ 296

Internship

3

SOC 236

Criminology

3

ADJ 215

Report Writing

3

PED/HLT

Approved Wellness Elective

3

     
Total Minimum Credits for the AAS degree in Administration of Justice Law Enforcement Specialization 67-68

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