NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Certificate AN, MA, WO

Purpose: The certificate curriculum in Administration of Justice is designed for those students who wish to take only those courses that relate directly to the law enforcement field. The occupational objectives are to provide a basic foundation for persons entering some particular area of the criminal justice field that does not require an A.A.S. or higher degree in criminal justice, or for persons already in the criminal justice field who wish to extend their knowledge/skill, or for those exploring the criminal justice field as a career alternative. Courses taken in the certificate program can be applied to the A.A.S. degree.

Special Curriculum Admission Requirements: The same requirements apply as stated for the A.A.S. curriculum.

One Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ADJ

100

Survey of Criminal Justice

3

 

   ADJ

211

Criminal Law, Evid. & Proc. I

3

 

   ADJ

 

Elective

3

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

   SVD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ADJ

105

The Juvenile Justice System

 

3

 

   ADJ

133

Ethics and the Criminal Justice

 

 

 

   

 

Professional

 

3

 

   ADJ

212

Criminal Law, Evid. & Proc. II

 

3

 

   ADJ

 

Elective

 

3

 

ITE

115

Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

18

Total credits for the Administration of Justice Certificate = 34.

1 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology). PSY 201-202 or SOC 201-202 are recommended.

2 Or IT elective approved by faculty advisor.

 

       
 
       

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