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   Admin. of Justice - AA
   Admin. of Justice - AAS
   Admin. of Justice -
      AAS - BAS Track
   Administrative Information
      Services - AAS

   Advertising Design - AAS
   AGEC-A - Cert
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      Specialist - Cert

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   Basic Peace Officer
      Academy - Cert

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      Drafting Technology - AAS
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      Drafting Tech. I - Cert
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      Drafting Tech. II - Cert
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      Specialist - AAS
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Computer Systems &
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      - BAS Track
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   Early Childhood Edu. - Cert
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      Family Child Care - Cert

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      Basic - Cert

   Emergency Medical Tech. -
      Intermediate - Cert

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      Paramedic - Cert

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   Law Enforcement
      Technology - Cert

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      Arts - AA

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Chronological Listing
of Catalog Changes

   Through 08/02
   09/02 to 11/03
   12/03 to 01/04
   02/04 to 04/04

 

Administration of Justice Course Descriptions

Explanation of Course Description Items

AJS 101
Introduction to Administration of Justice
3 credits
Offered every fall semester
Examines the organization and jurisdiction of local, state and federal law enforcement; court and correctional systems; their history and philosophy; career opportunities; terminology and constitutional limitations of the system.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 102
Criminal Law
3 credits
Offered every fall semester
Examines the major areas of constitutional law as they relate to the operations of the subsystems of the criminal justice system. Case law studied will include but not be limited to free speech, freedom of assembly, right to a speedy trial, freedom from self-incrimination, etc.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 103
Criminal Investigation
3 credits
Offered every fall semester
This course covers the fundamentals of criminal investigations. The theory of criminal investigations, crime scene procedures, case preparation, interviewing and basic investigative techniques are examined.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 115
Basic Peace Officer Academy I
15 credits
Offered upon request
An approved AzPOST Peace Officer Academy designed to train a regular or reserve officer for State certification. Students must be sponsored by an approved law enforcement agency, or admitted through open enrollment, in accordance with all current Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board guidelines. All students must first be admitted to the academy to enroll in the course. Refer to the Administration of Justice AAS Degree curriculum for a listing of courses that, upon academy graduation, are fulfilled toward the Administration of Justice AAS or AA Degrees.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 120
Police Communications

3 credits
Offered every fall semester
This course covers methods of communication used in police work, including testifying in court, and radio communications, with special emphasis placed on written communications and police report writing.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 126
The Juvenile Function
3 credits
Offered every spring semester

An examination of the history and development of juvenile justice theories, procedures, and institutions.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 130
The Correction Function
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
This course examines the history and development of correctional theories and institutions.
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AJS 140
The Traffic Function
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
This course examines the traffic laws of Arizona most commonly used by law enforcement officers.† Included is a study of traffic control procedures along with the theory and application of vehicle accident investigation.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 155
Firearms

2 credits
Offered upon request
This course familiarizes students with the handling, care, and use of firearms. Emphasis is placed upon the moral and legal aspects of using a firearm. Attention is given to target analysis, range drill procedures, and firearm selection. Actual shooting of firearms is involved.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 160
Concealed Weapons

1 credit
Offered every fall and spring semester
An approved course academically designed to meet the Firearms Safety Training Program requirement for an Arizona Department of Public Safety Concealed Weapon Permit. Students will be required to sign the three (3) listed forms on the course outline. Contact the Administration of Justice program coordinator as to current legal requirements for obtaining a CCW permit.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 202
Substantive Criminal Law
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
This course covers the philosophy of legal sanctions and historical development from the common law to modern criminal law, classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definitions of crime, common defenses utilized, and includes specific offenses and the essential elements of each offense.† Special emphasis is given to the Arizona Revised Statutes Title 13 Criminal Law.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 203
Advanced Criminal Investigation
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
Continuation of AJS 103.† It includes the ability to perform advanced crime scene investigation duties under simulated field conditions.† Physical evidence procedures, interviewing and interrogation, fingerprinting and the investigation of specific crimes will be covered.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 215
Basic Peace Officer Academy II
15 credits
Offered upon request
Prerequisite: AJS 115
An approved AzPOST Peace Officer Academy designed to train a regular or reserve officer for State certification. Students must be sponsored by an approved law enforcement agency, or admitted through open enrollment, in accordance with all current Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board guidelines. All students must first be admitted to the academy to enroll in the course. Refer to the Administration of Justice AAS Degree curriculum description for a listing of courses that, upon academy graduation, are fulfilled toward the Administration of Justice AAS or AA Degrees.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 220
Procedural Criminal Law

3 credits
Offered every fall semester
A study of court systems and procedures from arrest to final disposition, with special attention given to the appellate and Supreme Court decisions; due process of law, and Constitutional Law.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 225
Crime and Delinquency
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
The study of deviance, society's role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime; relationships between statistics, crime trends, and victimization.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 261
Concealed Weapons Renewal
1/2 credit
Offered upon request
An approved course academically designed to meet the Firearms Safety Training Program requirement for the renewal of an Arizona Department of Public Safety Concealed Weapon Permit. Students will be required to sign the three (3) listed forms on the course outline. Contact the Administration of Justice program coordinator as to current legal requirements for renewing a CCW permit.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 266
The Police Function
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
This course is a study of basic patrol techniques including stopping, arresting and handling criminal suspects; methods of police patrol and observation; handling domestic disputes and crisis intervention; and crimes in progress.
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AJS 270
Evidence
3 credits
Offered every spring semester
Rules of evidence in general; including origin, development, philosophy, and constitutional basis of evidence. Special attention given to rules governing admissibility of evidence as determined by statute and case law. Specific landmark decisions will be considered.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 280
Community Policing

3 credits
Offered every fall semester

The examination, recognition, and understanding of community problems; community policing; methods of coping with human behavior, conflict, and communication; ethnic and minority cultures and environments; the community and relationships with the Criminal Justice System.
Course Outline in Adobe Acrobat Format

AJS 282
Police Supervision
3 credits
Offered every fall semester
A study of the police first line supervisorís role and responsibilities as they relate to leading, directing, and controlling personnel both formally and informally.
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AJS 297
Workshop
1 to 6 credits
Offered upon request
Activity/Personal Enrichment

Designed to meet a variety of needs for students in Administration of Justice.