Administration of Justice - Protective Services Specialization

Protective services (private security) has been identified as one of the fastest growing occupations in the United States! If you would like to enter a dynamic, sky-is-the-limit career field where you will meet -- and assist - people from all walks of life and have responsibility to protect millions of dollars in assets -- people, property and information -- then becoming a protective services/private security officer is probably for you! Come take classes in the recently approved protective services (private security) certificate (44 credits) or the Associate in Applied Science degree in Administration of Justice (68 credits) with a specialization in protective services (private security) and acquire educational skills that will make you very competitive in the protective services/private security/loss prevention job market!

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 150
 

Introduction to Security Administration

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 257

Loss Prevention

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 234

Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

3

     

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 Associate in Applied Science Degree in Administration of Justice

67

(Student Worksheet)


 

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