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.