Administration of Justice
The Administration of Justice Department strives to provide our students with the
legal, ethical and educational background necessary to pursue a career in a criminal
justice-related field and to successfully transition into a 4- year academic program.
The Administration of Justice discipline involves the study of the theory and practice
of law, law enforcement, the courts, and corrections systems. Law enforcement specializes
in police activities including effective investigation and patrol services to the
public. The courts specialize in responsibilities to the public through the trial
system. The corrections systems specialize in the punishment and incarceration process
as well as rehabilitation of the offender. Private security services explore private
protection through private agencies.
Administration of Justice offers a wide range of career opportunities. Students interested
in careers as peace officers should refer to the Department of Police Science in this
catalog. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution and major in Administration
of Justice should consult with a counselor regarding the transfer process and lower