Administration of Justice at College of San Mateo - AS-T: Major in Administration of Justice
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Administration of Justice
AS-TMajor in Administration of Justice

Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for the Associate degree and

Major requirements: 18.0-19.0 semester units (Up to 9 units can be double counted for transfer GE)

A grade point average of 2.0 is required for the major courses.

The AS-T major in Administration of Justice prepares students for transfer into bachelor's degree programs in Administration of Justice and similar areas. Completion of this AS-T meets minimum eligibility for transfer to the California State University system.

Complete CSU General Education and major requirements as noted below. A grade of"C" or higher is required for each course applied to the major. Major course requirements may also be applied to meet general education requirements.

Required Core Courses:

ADMJ 100 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System 3.0 units
ADMJ 104 Concepts of Criminal Law 3.0 units

Plus, select 6 units from the following courses:

ADMJ 102 Principles & Procedures of the Justice System 3.0 units
ADMJ 106 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3.0 units
ADMJ 108 Community Relations and the Justice System 3.0 units
ADMJ 120 Criminal Investigation 3.0 units
ADMJ 125 Juvenile Procedures 3.0 units
ADMJ 185 Introduction to Forensic Science 3.0 units

Plus, select 6 units from the following courses:

COMM 130 Interpersonal Communication 3.0 units
SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology 3.0 units
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3.0 units
PSYC 121 Basic Statistical Concepts 3.0 units
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4.0 units

General Education requirements:
Select courses to complete CSU General Education or IGETC or CSU. This degree does not require the CSM AA/AS General Education pattern.

Area A1 Oral Communication 3.0 units
Area A2 Written Communication 3.0 units
Area A3 Critical Thinking 3.0 units
Area B1 Physical Science 3.0 units
Area B2 Life Science 3.0 units
Area B3 Science Lab 1.0 unit
Area B4 Math Concepts 3.0 units
Area C1 Arts 3.0 units
Area C2 Humanities 3.0 units
Area C1 or C2 3.0 units
Area D Social, Polical, and Economic Institutions 9.0 units
Area E Lifelong Understanding 3.0 units


Area 1A English Composition 3.0 units
Area 1B Critical Thinking/Composition 3.0 units
Area 1C Oral Communication 3.0 units
Area 2 Math Concepts 3.0 units
Area 3A Arts 3.0 units
Area 3B Humanities 3.0 units
Area 3A or 3B 3.0 units
Area 4 Social and Behavioral Science 9.0 units
Area 5A Physical Science 3.0 units
Area 5B Biological Science 3.0 units
Area 5C Either 5A or 5B must be a lab course 1.0 unit

Additional CSU tranferable courses based on student interest to reach 60 transferable units total.