Administration of Justice

Justice Studies - CCL

Major: 
5327
Effective term: 
2017 Spring
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
18
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Justice Studies is designed to provide the student with a broad understanding of the criminal justice system and its primary components: law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: CG, EM

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Requirements
Credits:18
AJS109Substantive Criminal Law 3
AJS212Juvenile Justice Procedures 3
AJS230The Police Function 3
AJS240The Correction Function 3
AJS260Procedural Criminal Law 3
AJS275Criminal Investigation I 3
Competencies
  1. Interpret the elements necessary to prove the corpus delicti of criminal acts as found in the common law and the Arizona Revised Statutes. (AJS109)
  2. Interact appropriately with juvenile offenders using an understanding of the history and development of juvenile justice theories, procedures, and institutions.(AJS212)
  3. Determine the appropriate jurisdiction using an understanding of the interrelationships and missions of the federal, state, and local law enforcement systems. (AJS230)
  4. Interact appropriately with criminal offenders using an understanding of the history and development of correctional theories, procedures, and institutions. (AJS240)
  5. Apply landmark court decisions pertaining to criminal law procedures for arrest, search and seizure. (AJS260)
  6. Demonstrate the appropriate steps to be undertaken during the investigation of specific crimes. (AJS275)