Criminal Justice Administration A.A. (CJAA)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

The purpose of this transfer program is to provide knowledge about the management, organization, and operation of the criminal justice system with emphasis on law enforcement and correctional agencies. In conjunction with a study of the entire criminal justice system, the student may elect law enforcement or corrections courses, depending upon his/her career objectives.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

• describe and explain the functions of law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. 
• analyze how law enforcement, courts, and corrections function as components of a criminal justice system.
• describe and explain the historical perspective of the principles, theories, and challenges inherent in the criminal justice system.
• describe, explain, and analyze the legal and ethical issues in criminal justice and juvenile justice.

Students should consult the catalog of the four-year college or university to which he or she plans to transfer to ensure that degree requirements are being properly met.
Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer and University Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.