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Administration of Justice

Associate of Applied Science Degree

20801

Advisor:
Steve Johnson

The Administration of Justice Associate of Applied Science Degree is intended for students who either plan to enter employment or who are currently working in law enforcement or related fields and want to upgrade their knowledge and skills. If you successfully complete the AJS 115 and AJS 215 Basic Peace Officer Academy, you will have fulfilled the following courses toward the Administration of Justice Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Arts Degree:

AJS 102   

Criminal Law

AJS 103

Criminal Investigation

AJS 120

Police Communications

AJS 140 

The Traffic Function

AJS 155 

Firearms

AJS 202

Substantive Criminal Law

AJS 203  

Advanced Criminal Investigation

AJS 266 

The Police Function

AJS 270 

Evidence

HPE 101 

Beginning Physical Activities I

EMT 121 

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

 

Curriculum Requirements

AJS 101

Introduction to Administration of Justice

3 credits

AJS 102

Criminal Law

3 credits

AJS 103

Criminal Investigation

3 credits

AJS 120

Police Communications

3 credits

AJS 126

The Juvenile Function

3 credits

AJS 130

The Correction Function

3 credits

AJS 140

The Traffic Function

3 credits

AJS 202

Substantive Criminal Law

3 credits

AJS 203

Advanced Criminal Investigation

3 credits

AJS 220

Procedural Criminal Law

3 credits

AJS 225

Crime and Delinquency

3 credits

AJS 266

The Police Function

3 credits

AJS 270

Evidence

3 credits

AJS 280

Community Policing

3 credits

AJS 282

Police Supervision

3 credits

 

Total Curriculum Requirements

45 credits with a GPA of 2.00 or higher

 

General Education Requirements

English

BUS 160 Communication for the Occupations

3 credits

 

ENG 100 Writing Fundamentals or
ENG 101 Written Communications I

3 credits

Computers

CMP 101 Introduction to Computers

3 credits

Lab Science

BIO 100 Biology Concepts

4 credits

Social Science

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

 

Another Social Science course from the General Education list.

3 credits

 

Total General Education Requirements

19 credits

 

Courses listed in Curriculum Requirements that qualify for General Education credit (see the General Education section of the catalog) may fulfill both General Education and Curriculum Requirements unless General Education Requirements are specified in the major. Each course taken to satisfy the General Education Requirements of this degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.  

 

Total Minimum Degree Requirements

64 credits

 

In addition to completing each of the courses listed above, you must meet the following general graduation requirements to obtain this degree:

  • Complete at least 16 degree credits at Eastern Arizona College.
  • Attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher.
  • Demonstrate a reading competency at the tenth grade level or above by one of the following methods:
    1. EAC COMPASS reading assessment test score of 60 or higher*
    2. EAC ASSET reading assessment test score of 35 or higher*
    3. ACT Assessment Reading score of 14 or higher*
    4. SAT verbal score of 530 or higher*
    5. Completion of ENG 091, Reading Improvement II, with a grade of "C" or better
    6. Grade equivalency score of 10 or higher as demonstrated by the Nelson Denny, TABE, or ABLE tests*

*Your EAC COMPASS reading assessment test score is available on Student Information System terminals or from your advisor. If you took the ASSET test or submitted an ACT, SAT, Nelson Denny, TABE, or ABLE score, a derived EAC Compass score has been placed in your record and is available on Student Information System terminals or from your advisor.

  • File a Graduation Petition at least 60 calendar days prior to the end of the semester in which graduation is anticipated and pay the Graduation Fee of $25.
  • Remove any indebtedness to the College.
  • Complete the Sophomore Qualifying Examination that is administered each semester to students who have petitioned to graduate. The Sophomore Qualifying Examination is used as a measure of EAC's institutional effectiveness, and your score has no effect on your graduation status.