Law and Society, Associate in Arts (AA): Criminal Justice Emphasis
The law and society major seeks to understand the nature of law and legal institutions from a variety of perspectives. The major is interdisciplinary with major responsibility in the Political Science Department and electives offered from the Administration of Justice Department. The program is designed to benefit both those who desire a liberal education and the student who intends to enter graduate or law school. The major provides preparation for transfer into four-year colleges and universities, especially the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Associate Degree Graduation Requirements
Complete all of the following:
- All Department Requirements listed below with a “C” or better or “P” in each course (at least 20% of the department requirements must be completed through SBCC).
- One of the following three General Education options:
- OPTION 1: A minimum of 18 units of SBCC General Education Requirements (Areas A-D) and Institutional Requirements (Area E) and Information Competency Requirement (Area F) OR
- OPTION 2: IGETC Pattern OR
- OPTION 3: CSU GE Breadth Pattern
- A total of 60 degree-applicable units (SBCC courses numbered 100 and higher).
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all units attempted at SBCC.
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all college units attempted.
- A minimum of 12 units through SBCC.
|AJ 101||Introduction To The Administration Of Justice||3|
|AJ 107||Concepts Of Criminal Law||3|
|or ECON 101H||Microeconomics, Honors|
|or ECON 102||Macroeconomics|
|or ECON 102H||Macroeconomics, Honors|
|PHIL 205||Introduction to Logic||3|
|POLS 101||American Government And Politics||3|
|POLS 151||Law And Society||3|
|PSY 100||General Psychology||3-4|
|or PSY 100H||General Psychology, Honors|
|PSY 150||Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences||4|
|SOC 101||Introduction To Sociology||3-4|
|or SOC 101H||Introduction to Sociology, Honors|
Make an appointment with your SBCC academic counselor through Starfish to create a Student Education Plan that reflects a recommended course sequence for this program that is tailored to your individual needs.