The Administration of Justice program serves the following broad purposes: to provide general academic knowledge, concepts, and theory pertaining to the criminal justice system; to meet the pre-service needs of those preparing for careers in law enforcement, private security, or other field related to administration of justice; and to meet in-service educational and training needs of professionals in the administration of justice field.

Police Officers may receive up to 21 Administration of Justice credits for completing basic police training as required by government law enforcement agencies, after successfully earning 12 college credits at UH Maui College.

Contact the program coordinator, Ryan Daniels, at 984-3219, or by email at ryanbkd@hawaii.edu for latest program scheduling cycles.

Requirements for Certificates of Competence (CO):
Corrections I:
9 credits  
Administration of Justice 101(3), 150(3)
Sociology 100 or 218(3)
Corrections II:
9 credits      
Administration of Justice 221(3), 250(3)
Psychology 100 or 170(3)  (Prereq:  Corrections I)
Law Enforcement I:
9 credits    
Administration of Justice 101(3), 221(3)
Sociology 218(3)
Law Enforcement II:
9 credits
Administration of Justice 223(3), 230(3)
Psychology 100 or 170(3) (Prereq: Law Enforcement I)
Private Security I:
9 credits
Administration of Justice 101(3), 170(3)
Sociology 100 or 218(3)
Private Security II:
9 credits
Administration of Justice 221(3), 270(3)
Psychology 100 or 170(3)  (Prereq:  Private Security I)

 

Requirements for Certificate of Achievement (CA):  33 credits
Administration of Justice 101(3), 200(3), 290v(3)
Administration of Justice 103 or 170(3)
Administration of Justice 234 or 270(3)
Administration of Justice 221, 226, 230, 231, or 232(3)
Anthropology 200 or Hawaiian Studies 107(3)
Psychology 100 or 170(3)
English 100 or 106(3)
COM 145, BUS/COM 130, or SP 151(3)
Mathematics 18 or higher(3)

 

Requirements for Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree:  63 credits
All CA courses(33) plus:
Administration of Justice 221(3), 224(3)
Administration of Justice 223 or 210(3)**
Sociology 100 or 218(3) – Social Science elective
English 100 or 106(3)
Administration of Justice electives (9) from this list:*
AJ 103(3), 104(3), 150(3), 170(3), 226(3), 230(3),
231(3), 232(3), 234(3), 250(3), 270(3)
Humanities elective(3)
Natural Science elective(3)

 

Full-time students would take courses in this sequence:
First Semester (Fall) Credits 
AJ 101  Introduction to Administration of Justice 3
Administration of Justice Elective 3
SOC 100  Survey of General Sociology, or
SOC 218  Introduction to Social Problems 3
ENG 100  Composition I or
ENG 106  Report writing 3
SP 151  Personal & Public Speech or
COM 145  Interpersonal Communication I 3
15
Second Semester (Spring) Credits
AJ 103  Criminal Investigation, or
AJ 170  Private Security 3
AJ 200  Procedures in the Hawai‘i Justice System 3
 Administration of Justice Elective 3
ANTH 200  Cultural Anthropology, or
HWST 107 Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific 3
MATH 18  Essential Math for Algebra or higher 3
15
Third Semester (Fall) Credits 
AJ 221  Introduction to Criminal Law 3
AJ 210  Juvenile Justice, or
AJ 223  Arrest, Search and Seizure 3
Administration of Justice elective 3
PSY 100  Survey of Psychology, or
  PSY 170  Psychology of Adjustment 3
General Education Humanities requirement 3
PSY/COM 353  Conflict Management & Resolution 3
18
Fourth Semester (Spring) Credits
AJ 224  Rules of Evidence 3
AJ 234  Police-Community Relations, or
AJ 270  Loss Prevention 3
AJ 226  Economic Crimes, or
 AJ 230  Principles of Police Supervision, or
AJ 231  Stress in Policing, or  AJ 232  Officer Survival 3
 AJ 293v  Administration of Justice Internship 3
General Education Natural Science requirement 3
15

 

Note: A minimum of 12 General Education credits are required for
the AAS degree.
Note: 9 elective credits must be selected from the AJ or General Education courses or course numbered 100 and above and 3 elective credits may be selected from any courses that are not excluded from the AAS degree.Up to four credits of AJ 193 may be applied to the AJ program requirements.