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Discipline: Administration of Justice Degree: AS-T - S0362
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Community Relations ADJU 5 (VOC)
  • Students will demonstrate that they understand the beginnings of the Modern Police Force.
  • Students will be able to identify the Three Eras of Policing in America.
Concepts of Criminal Law ADJU 3 (VOC)
  • Analyze the impact of appellate and supreme court decisions on statutes
  • Demonstrate an awareness of how to identify criminal codes and discriminate between them based on their elements
  • Students will identify the elements of criminal codes.
  • Students will detail the interview and investigation process that is used to identify evidence of a crime
Elementary Statistics Math 110
  • Determine the appropriate statistical methods by data type and number of populations or treatments.
  • Utilize statistical techniques with a variety of applications that pertain to business, the social, natural and physical sciences.
  • Students will be able to determine descriptive statistics from a sample
  • Students will be able to use sample statistics to develop a confidence interval for population parameters
  • Using sample statistics from one or more samples, students will be able to test a claim made about a population parameter.
  • Using bivariate data, students will be able to determine whether a significant linear correlation exists between two variables and determine the equation of the regression line.
  • Math 110 students will feel comfortable in their math class.
  • Math 110 students will demonstrate the thinking skill of accurate self-assessment.
  • Math 110 students will feel that mathematics is a beneficial part of their education.
  • Math 110 students will feel they have the resources necessary for their success.
  • Math 110 students will demonstrate the ability and willingness to take the steps necessary to succeed in their math class.
  • Define basic statistical terms and notation.
  • Describe the proper methods of sampling.
  • Describe the distributions of quantitative data in terms of center, shape, and spread.
  • Infer from observational and experimental studies.
  • Explain the basic concepts of probability theory and calculate probabilities.
  • Employ the principles of inferential statistics in estimation and hypothesis testing.
  • Utilize computer technology in statistical analyses.
Elementary Statistics -Honors Math 110H
  • Students will be able to determine descriptive statistics from a sample.
  • Students will be able to use sample statistics to develop a confidence interval for population parameters
  • Using sample statistics from one or more samples, students will be able to test a claim made about a population parameter
  • Using bivariate data, students will be able to determine whether a significant linear correlation exists between two variables and determine the equation of the regression line.
  • Math 110H students will feel comfortable in their math class.
  • Math 110H students will demonstrate the thinking skill of accurate self-assessment.
  • Math 110H students will feel that mathematics is a beneficial part of their education.
  • Math 110H students will feel they have the resources necessary for their success.
  • Math 110H students will demonstrate the ability and willingness to take the steps necessary to succeed in their math class.
  • Define basic statistical terms and notation.
  • Describe the proper methods of sampling.
  • Describe the distributions of quantitative data in terms of center, shape, and spread.
  • Infer from observational and experimental studies.
  • Explain the basic concepts of probability theory and calculate probabilities.
  • Determine the appropriate statistical methods by data type and number of populations or treatments.
  • Employ the principles of inferential statistics in estimation and hypothesis testing.
  • Utilize statistical techniques with a variety of applications that pertain to business, the social, natural and physical sciences.
  • Utilize computer technology in statistical analyses.
  • Demonstrate ability to combine appropriate data gathering techniques and ability to express statistical conclusions in formal writing to complete a large, semester-long project.
Introduction to Forensics for Criminal Justice ADJU 50
  • 70% of the students will describe the roll of a forensic expert in the legal system.
  • 70% of the students will describe in detail three main tasks required of the first officers arriving at a crime scene.
Introduction to Psychology PSYC 1A
  • Differentiate the major theoretical perspectives of psychology.
  • Demonstrate psychology is a science by explaining how psychology utilizes the scientific method.
  • Apply psychological principles to personal observations and / or experiences.
  • Identify the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, core empirical findings, and historic trends in psychology.
  • Compare and contrast major theoretical perspectives of psychology (e.g., psychoanalytic, behavioral, humanistic, etc.)
  • Apply concepts and theories from the following general domains: (a) biological bases of behavior and mental processes, (b) sensation and perception, (c) consciousness, (d) learning and memory, (e) cognition, intelligence, and language (f) lifespan development (g) motivation and emotion, (h) gender and sexuality, (i) stress and health, (j) social psychology, (k) personality, and (l) psychological disorders and approaches to treatment.
  • Apply psychological principles to personal experience.
  • Compare and contrast research methods in psychology, including advantages and disadvantages of each (e.g., observation, case study, survey, correlational method, experimental method).
  • Distinguish between scientific and non-scientific methods of understanding.
  • Students will analyze the relationship between social institutions and human behavior.
Introduction to Psychology - Honors PSYC 1AH
  • Be able to differentiate the major theoretical perspectives of psychology.
  • Explain how psychology utilizes the scientific method
  • Apply psychological principles to personal experiences.
  • Students will analyze the relationship between social institutions and human behavior.
Legal Aspects of Evidence ADJU 4 (VOC)
  • Students will demonstrate the basic steps to crime scene investigations.
  • Students will understand the relationship between case law and constitutional rights
Principles and Procedures of the Justice System ADJU 2 (VOC)
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the Social Contract Theory and the role it plays in society.
  • Identify statutory and constitutional law related to arraignments
  • Discuss parole and probation adjudications
  • Discuss legislative change to parole and probation in California
  • Students will identify the purpose and need for Criminal Procedures.
  • Students will identify the purpose and need for Criminal Procedures.
Principles of Investigation ADJU 20 (VOC)
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast different interview and interrogation techniques.
  • Students will be able to define profiling and recognize where and how it is appropriately applied.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the constitutional limitations to search and seizure
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to read body language during interrogations
Sociology SOC 1
  • Students will identify and apply the main sociological theoretical frameworks to analyze social stratification based on race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexuality or other social groups.
  • Students will apply sociological research to distinguish the interrelatedness of various social institutions and the relationship between society and the individual.
  • Students will identify the role of culture and socialization in the development of one’s beliefs, opinions, and values.
Sociology - Honors SOC 1H
  • Students will identify and apply the main sociological theoretical frameworks to analyze social stratification based on race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexuality or other social groups.
  • Students will apply sociological research to distinguish the interrelatedness of various social intuitions and the relationship between society and the individual.
The Administration of Justice System ADJU 1 (VOC)
  • Students will understand the three components of the Criminal Justice System.
  • Students will identify the concept and importance of Jurisdiction in the Criminal Justice System.
  • Analyze the impact of legislation on the criminal justice system
  • Demonstrate understanding of how the police department conduct impacts their relationship with the community and the media
  • Analyze the political issues associated with managing priorities within the criminal justice system