Administration of Justice – General

Palomar College former Police Officer, now Police Sergeant, Jesus Montes

This program prepares students for a career in the criminal justice system or private security services.  The program will give students general knowledge and skills in theory, principles, and techniques of law enforcement agencies and private security services.

Learning Outcome(s):

  1. Describe and Discuss the Criminal Justice process from investigation through trial to appeal.
  2. Compare the three major components of the criminal justice system in the United States and summarize the major responsibilities of each.
  3. Describe the Constitutional Rights protected by the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and discuss how they relate/influence to the collection and use of evidence in a criminal investigation and proceeding.
Program Requirements
AJ 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice3Spring 2025
AJ 101: Criminal Evidence3Spring 2025
AJ 102: Criminal Procedures3Spring 2025
AJ 103: Community Relations3
AJ 104: Criminal Law3Fall 2024
AJ 106: Police Ethics3Fall 2024
AJ 180
3Spring 2025
Electives (Select 12 units)
AJ 153: Issues in Homeland Security3Spring 2025
FIRE 131: Emergency Preparedness3
AJ 141: Enforcement Psychology3
AJ 131: Juvenile Justice3Spring 2025
SOC 110: Social Problems3Fall 2024
AJ 65: Preparation for Law Enforcement3
AJ 97: Topics in Administration of Justice0.5-20.0
AJ 197: Topics In Administration Of Justice0.5-6.0
Total Units 33

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