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
SOC 054 Concepts of Criminal Law (3.0 Lecture) 3
List A - Required Courses
Code Class Units
SOC 060 Community and Justice System (3.0 Lecture) 3
SOC 058 Introduction to Corrections (3.0 Lecture) 3
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
MAT 010 Elementary Statistics (4.0 Lecture) 4
MAT 010H Elementary Statistics - Honors (4.0 Lecture) 4
PSY 001 General Psychology (3.0 Lecture) 3
PSY 001H General Psychology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3
SOC 001 Introduction to Sociology (3.0 Lecture) 3
SOC 001H Introduction to Sociology - Honors (3.0 Lecture) 3
SOC 016 Introduction to Statistics in Social And Behavioral Sciences (3.0 Lecture) 3
SOC 047 Sociology of Criminology (3.0 Lecture) 3

 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
  • C-ID approved courses from any community college can be substituted for major requirements.  Visit for approved C-ID courses.  For course substitutions for an AA-T/AS-T, submit the Course Substitution Form to
  • 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

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