The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
See the state issued Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) template for any further clarification regarding program requirements.
The Administration of Justice Associate in Science for Transfer degree is designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an ADT are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses. Current and prospective community college students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.
Students will have to fulfill the following requirements to earn this degree.
- Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
a) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth requirements; and
b) A minimum of 18 semester units as required for the Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer Major.
- Obtainment of an overall minimum grade point average of 2.0.
- Earn a grade of C or better (or P) in all courses required for the Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer Major.
A maximum of 12 units are allowed with a P grade for students earning an Associate Degree. For detailed information, please refer to the SRJC Grading Policy.
- Analyze relationships and interactions between citizens and the criminal justice system in a social and cultural context and develop a communication style consistent with legal requirements that encompass cultural understanding;
- evaluate situations and incidents to determine if a criminal law has been violated, and develop and implement an appropriate intervention strategy consistent with constitutional protections and safeguards;
- evaluate and analyze a crime scene to ensure the proper recognition, identification, collection, preservation, and scientific analysis of physical evidence; and
- examine the pre-trial, trial, and post-trial elements of the criminal justice system to ensure constitutional and statutory requirements are maintained consistent with public safety standards.