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Administration of Justice AS-T

Associate in Science for Transfer in Administration of Justice

 To earn this AS-T, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall grade point average of at least 2.0;
  • Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in the major with a grade of ā€œCā€ (or ā€œPā€) or better; and
  • Certified completion of either the California State University General Education Breadth pattern (CSU GE-B) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum for CSU (IGETC for CSU). 

Required Core Courses:

Code Class Units
SOC 050 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 054 Concepts of Criminal Law (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
List A - Required Courses
Code Class Units
SOC 060 Community and Justice System (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 058 Introduction to Corrections (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
List B - Select any two (2) courses from the following

(one statistics course is highly recommended):

Code Class Units
MAT 009 Integrated Statistics II (5.0 Lecture) 5.0
MAT 010 Elementary Statistics (4.0 Lecture) 4.0
MAT 010H Elementary Statistics - Honors (4.0 Lecture) 4.0
PSY 001 General Psychology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
PSY 001H General Psychology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 001 Introduction to Sociology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 001H Introduction to Sociology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 016 Introduction to Statistics in Social And Behavioral Sciences (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
SOC 047 Sociology of Criminology (3.0 Lecture) 3.0

 For sections with honors courses, select either the honors version or the non-honors version.


Required Units for the Major

Required unts for the major 18.0-19.0
plus completion of general education requirements
and electives as needed to reach 60 units.
Total required units 60.0

*Several courses will double-count for the major and GE.  See catalog description for information regarding specific GE area.

  • While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing ENG 001B prior to transfer is highly recommended.
  • For CSUs with similar majors, visit www.adegreewithaguarantee.com
  • C-ID approved courses from any community college can be substituted for major requirements.  Visit https://c-id.net/courses for approved C-ID courses.  For course substitutions for an AA-T/AS-T, submit the Course Substitution Form to yolanda.coleman@missioncollege.edu
  • LIB 010 and REA 054 are NOT required for this degree.
  • Completion of this degree satisfies requirements for the Certificate of Achievement in Transfer Studies.
  • Completion of this degree waives GE requirements for subsequent degrees. 
  • Submit the Application for Degree and Certificate by September for Fall completion and February for Spring completion.

Degree Information

Degrees Similar Degrees
Similar MC degrees/certificates to consider:
  • Sociology AA-T
  • Liberal Arts AA
  • Certificate of Achievement in Transfer Studies
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