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Academics

School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences :: Programs of Study

Administration of Justice :: Curriculum

This information is meant to be used as a guideline. For the official course listing and suggested sequence, please refer to the college catalog.

General Education Core Courses

Course Title Credits
BIO 101-102
(or BIO 141-142 or CHM 111-112)
Science Sequence 8
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3
ENG 111-112 College Composition I-II 6
HLT 106 First Aid & Safety 2
ITE 115 Intro Computer Applications & Concepts 3
MTH 155 Statistical Reasoning 3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy I 3
PHI 220 Ethics 3
PLS 211 United States Government I 3
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology 3
SDV 100 & SDV 101
(or SDV 108)
College Success Skills & Orientation to Public Service
(SDV 108 satisfies both requirements)
2

Administration of Justice & Related Courses

Course Title Credits
ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3
ADJ 120 Introduction to Courts 3
ADJ 140 Introduction to Corrections 3
ADJ 229 Law Enforcement and Community 3
E* Administration of Justice Electives 12
*ADJ Electives

Four ADJ electives must be taken from the following list:

  • ADJ 105: Juvenile Justice System**
  • ADJ 107: Survey of Criminology
  • ADJ 130: Introduction to Criminal Law**
  • ADJ 215: Report Writing
  • ADJ 232: Domestic Violence
  • ADJ 234: Terrorism & Counter Terrorism
  • ADJ 236: Principles of Criminal Investigation**

** Preferred electives for transfer to Radford University

Program Head

Keith Johnson

Phone: 540-857-6277
Location: Duncan Hall D117

A.A.S. - VWCC
B.S. - Virginia Commonwealth University
M.S. - Radford University

College Catalog

Contact Us

School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Location: Humanities H111
Phone: 540-857-7271
Fax: 540-857-6096

Mailing address:
3082 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015