Associate Degree for Transfer (AS-T) in Administration of Justice

Required Core Courses: (6 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
ADMJ 1 Introduction to Administration of Justice 3 units
ADMJ 2 Concepts of Criminal Law 3 units

List A - Two Courses: (6 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
ADMJ 4 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3 units
ADMJ 5 Criminal Investigation 3 units
ADMJ 8 Juvenile Procedures 3 units
ADMJ 21 Community Relations 3 units
ADMJ 41 Introduction to Forensics 3 units
ADMJ 100G Introduction to Corrections 3 units

List B - Two Courses - Select any course from List A not already used or courses listed below: (minimum of 6 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
SOCI 1 Introduction to Sociology 3 units
MATH 10 Elementary Statistics 3 units
  OR  
ADMJ 14 Alcohol, Narcotics and Drug Abuse 3 units
MATH 10H Honors Elementary Statistics 3 units
PSYCH 1 General Psychology 3 units
  OR  
ADMJ 15 Sexual Assault Investigation 3 units
  OR  
ADMJ 23 Police Report Writing 3 units
  OR  
ADMJ 26 Organized Crime 3 units
  OR  
ADMJ 32 Motorcycle, Prison and Street Gangs 3 units
  OR  
ADMJ 33 Introduction to Probation and Parole 3 units
  OR  
ADMJ 34 Career Planning in Criminal Justice 3 units
  OR  
ADMJ 36 Firearms Terminology and Safety 3 units

Major Requirements 18 units
CSU GE Breadth or IGETC Requirements 37-39 units
(Elective units as needed to total 60 units)  
Total Units Required for the Degree and Transfer 60 units 

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this transfer degree: 1. will earn an Associate’s Degree from West Valley College; 2. are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system; 3. will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU and not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer. See CSU Similar Degrees by Campus and Discipline/TMC

Associate of Science Degree

Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Units
ADMJ 1 Introduction to Administration of Justice 3 units
ADMJ 2 Concepts of Criminal Law 3 units
ADMJ 3 Principles and Procedures of the Justice System 3 units
ADMJ 4 Legal Aspects of Evidence  3 units
ADMJ 5 Criminal Investigation  3 units
ADMJ 21 Community Relations  3 units 
ADMJ 23 Police Report Writing  3 units 

Plus, any 9 units from the following electives

Course Number Course Title Units
ADMJ 8 Juvenile Procedures 3 units
ADMJ 14 Alcohol, Narcotics & Drug Abuse 3 units
ADMJ 15 Sexual Assault Investigation 3 units
ADMJ 26 Organized Crime 3 units
ADMJ 32 Motorcycle, Prison, and Street Gangs 3 units
ADMJ 33 Probation and Parole 3 units
ADMJ 34 Career Planning in Criminal Justice 3 units
ADMJ 36 Firearms Technology & Safety 3 units
ADMJ 41 Introduction to Forensics 3 units
ADMJ 100G Special Topics 0.5–3 units
ADMJ 160I PC832, Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure * 3 units

* This is a POST course and meets the standards set forth by the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training

To obtain an Associate of Science Degree in Administration of Justice, a student must complete

  1. All the major requirements (21 units)
  2. Nine (9) units of ADMJ electives
  3. Additional units to meet college graduation requirements. (Please see a Counselor for additional information.)

NOTE: Administration of Justice majors must take their G.E. requirements outside of the Administration of Justice Department.

last published: 4/1/18