Administration of Justice Degrees & Certificates
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Degrees and Certificates

Associate in Arts Degree

To receive an Associate in Arts degree from El Camino College, a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher.

A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at El Camino College. A notation of “Graduation with Honors” is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

El Camino College Major Requirements:
At least 50% of the major requirements for the Assiciate in Arts Degree must be completed at El Camino College.

Required Core Units

Administration of Justice 100
Introduction to Administration of Justice
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 103
Concepts of Criminal Law I
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 115
Community and Human Relations
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 130
Principles of the Justice System
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 131
Legal Aspects of Evidence 
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 135
Report Writing 
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 170
Laws of Arrest Search and Seizure
(3 units)

 

Plus a minimum of 6 units from the following:

Administration of Justice 95
Cooperative Career Education 
(2-4 units)


Administration of Justice 106
Criminal Justice Recruitment and Selection
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 107
Crime and Control-
An Introduction to Corrections
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 109
Introduction to Police Patrol Procedures 
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 111
Criminal Investigation 
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 126
Juvenile Delinquency and Legal Procedures
(3 units)
Administration of Justice 132
Forensic Crime Scene Investigation
(3 units)


Administration of Justice 133
Fingerprint Classification and Investigation
(3 units)

Administration of Justice 134
Introduction to Crime Analysis
(3 units)


Administration of Justice 150
Peace Officer Training Module- 
Level III
(7 units)

Administration of Justice 155
Peace Officer Training Module- 
Level II
(10 units)

 
Total Units: 27-32


Preparation for the Administration of Justice Transfer Major

For information on specific university major requirements, please obtain a transfer curriculum guide sheet in the Counseling Services Center, consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. You may use the transfer major requirements to help you fulfill your associate degree requirements.

Certificate of Achievement
Associate In Science Transfer Degree