Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

AJS 101 * ( AJS 1101) Introduction to Administration of Justice (3)

Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent enrollment in RDG 110 or RDG 122, or exemption.

Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENG 100 or higher.

A study of the history, philosophy, ethics, constitutional parameters, organization and terminology of the criminal justice system. Also includes an analysis of crime and social responses to crime; the social and psychological causes of crime; the law enforcement, judicial and corrections components of the criminal justice system; critical analysis of representative criminal justice cases/issues; agency jurisdiction; and career opportunities.

3 hours lecture.