Administration of Justice Studies

Justice Studies - CCL

MCCCD Program and Award Information
This award is not eligible for Financial Aid
Effective term: 
2009 Fall
Final term: 
Total credits required: 
CIP Code: 

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Justice Studies will provide a core of courses for students who are interested in pursuing a career in Justice Studies but have previously received a degree in a different field of study. For students who are pursuing an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Justice Studies, completion of the certificate will provide an area of specialization within their degree program.

Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
AJS101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
AJS119Computer Applications in Justice Studies3
AJS230The Police Function3
AJS240The Correction Function3
AJS275Criminal Investigation I3
  • Demonstrate literacy in microcomputer applications and the ability to use microcomputer applications as they relate to criminal justice studies and criminal justice work. (AJS119)
  • Identify and describe procedures practiced by courts of general and original jurisdiction. (AJS101)
  • Identify and describe procedures and methods of operations of public police and explain the discretionary powers of the working police officer. (AJS230)
  • Describe the history and development of correctional theories and institutions. (AJS240)
  • Identify and describe the theory and practice of criminal investigation, including crime scene procedures, interviewing, case preparation and basic investigative techniques. (AJS275)