Administration of Justice, Corrections & Probation
ASSOCIATE DEGREE FOR TRANSFER (AS-T): Major Code 2105.00
ASSOCIATE DEGREE: Major Code 2105.00
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The Administration of Justice Program is now part of the Career Studies Division.
The Police Orientation & Preparation Program (POPP)
The Police Orientation and Preparation Program is a one-of-a-kind exploratory educational experience that places career-bound, law enforcement students in an established LAPD training environment. With a team of LAPD staff and officers, LAUSD coordinators and consultants and Los Angeles Community College deans and instructors, high school seniors and college freshman are put through a simulated LAPD recruit experience...see video / learn more
Associate Degree - Transfer
The Associate of Science degree in Administration of Justice for Transfer is designed to address the principles and practices of the criminal justice system. It will serve students who wish to prepare themselves for one of several careers in law enforcement. The program is an interdisciplinary approach with academic and professional coursework to enhance the students’ training. Therefore, the program provides preparation for employment as well as transfer to the CSU.
Students who successfully complete the transfer degree in Administration of Justice will be admitted to the CSU with a major in Criminal Justice or Criminology.
Students who successfully complete the Associate in Science degree in Administration of Justice for Transfer will be guaranteed admission to a California State University. The AS degree in Administration of Justice for Transfer meets the requirements for SB1440 for Associate Degrees for Transfer. The degrees were developed to ease the transfer process for students to the CSU.
The Associate of Arts degree in Administration of Justice is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training/development. This program is designed to serve students who wish to prepare themselves for one of several careers in law enforcement.
Students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university with a major in Criminal Justice or Criminology may consider the Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with an emphasis in Behavioral and Social Sciences. Students should consult the Transfer Center or the Counseling Office for major preparation and general education requirements of the particular transfer institution of their choice.
Students should note that Administration of Justice courses are scheduled in rotation and should plan their class schedule accordingly.
Skill Certificates Also Offered In:
Juvenile Corrections Officer
Penal Code 832 Arrest
Police Orientation Preparation I, II, III & IV