Administration of Justice Courses
Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and/or have questions answered.
A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):
- AJ-101 Administration of Justice
- AJ-102 Criminal Law
- AJ-104 Criminal Evidence
- AJ/ANTH-108 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
- AJ-115 Cyber Crime
- AJ-116 Criminal Forensics
- AJ-118 Criminology
- AJ-119/PSY-104 Murder in America
- AJ-121 Constitutional Law and the United States
- AJ-123 Terrorism
- AJ-131 Juvenile Justice
- AJ-132 Civil Law
- AJ-135 Drug Enforcement
- AJ-140 Post PC 832 Laws of Arrest
- AJ-141 Post PC 832 Basic Firearms Qualification
Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore. The exact textbook and other specific costs are now available for each section on WebAdvisor (select "Book Info").
Students may go to the Ohlone College Bookstore website to find the textbook(s), access codes (keys), or supplies for their class(es). Students may be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Additional supplies may be required and will be listed on the course syllabus on the first day of classes. Please check with your instructor.
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Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the workings of the criminal justice system by applying definitions, concepts, and principles to law enforcement, courts, and correctional settings.
- Apply appropriate investigative and forensic techniques to analyzing crime scenes, collecting and preserving evidence, and preparing evidence and testimony for laboratory analysis and prosecution, by applying such techniques to mock crime scenes.
- Demonstrate suitable mastery of perishable physical skills applicable to law enforcement in a safe and proficient manner.
- Demonstrate an understanding of criminal psychology by historical events such as serial analyzing of killers, victims, and psychological and sociological theories.
- Demonstrate an appreciation for the role of police within society by participating in role-playing scenarios involving police and community interactions and other means of developing interpersonal skills.