2016-2017 Catalog

Law Enforcement AAS Degree

This degree in Law Enforcement is intended for students seeking a career specifically in law enforcement. The program has been approved by regional law enforcement professionals to provide practical, high-quality education that includes those skills that will most adequately prepare students for a successful career in law enforcement. The A.A.S. is advantageous for those not planning to pursue a Bachelors Degree, therefore are not interested in the A.A. in Criminal Justice.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

CRMJ 2120INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

CRMJ 2550CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION I

3

CRMJ 1900INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

3

CRMJ 1550COMMUNITY RELATIONS

3

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

PEAC 2005PERSONALIZED FITNESS I

2

Total Credit Hours:17

CRMJ 2120, CRMJ 1900, and CRMJ 1550: Required courses to receive A.A.S. Degree in Law Enforcement (must be included in the 24 hours of degree area coursework for graduation)

CRMJ 2120, CRMJ 2550, CRMJ 1900, CRMJ 1550, and PEAC 2005: Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Certification includes similar coursework

 

 

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

CRMJ 2560CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION II

3

ENGL 2005TECHNICAL WRITING

3

MATH 1000PROBLEM SOLVING

3

US GOVERNMENT

3

CRMJ 2250POLICE ADMINISTRATION I

3

HLED 1225FIRST AID AND CPR

2

Total Credit Hours:17

CRMJ 2560, CRMJ 2250, and HLED 1225: Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Certification includes similar coursework

 

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

CRMJ 2210CRIMINAL LAW I

3

COSC 1200COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

3

CRMJ 2420JUVENILE JUSTICE

3

PSYC 2210DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR

3

OR

CRMJ 2590DRUGS & CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

CRMJ 2510PATROL PROCEDURES

3

COMM 1010INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH

3

OR

COMM 1030INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3

Total Credit Hours:18

CRMJ 2210: Required courses to receive A.A.S. Degree in Law Enforcement (must be included in the 24 hours of degree area coursework for graduation)

CRMJ 2210, PSYC 2210, CRMJ 2590, CRMJ 2510, and COMM 1030: Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Certification includes similar coursework

 

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

CRMJ 2400CRIMINOLOGY

3

CRMJ 2580CRISIS INTERVENTION MANAGEMENT

3

CRMJ 1015HOMELAND SECURITY:

3

CRMJ 2280CRIMINAL PROCEDURES

3

CRMJ 2450ETHICS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

3

SPAN 1010FIRST YEAR SPANISH I

4

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT

0

Total Credit Hours:19

CRMJ 2400CRMJ 2280CRMJ 2450, and SPAN 1010: Required courses to receive A.A.S. Degree in Law Enforcement (must be included in the 24 hours of degree area coursework for graduation)

CRMJ 2400, CRMJ 2580, CRMJ 1015, CRMJ 2280, and CRMJ 2450: Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) Certification includes similar coursework

Note: CRMJ courses are taught on a two-year rotation basis and may not be not taught each semester; It is recommended courses be taken in the order shown above.

Internships in Law Enforcement are available for 1 to 4 variable credits; Interested students should discuss enrolling in CRMJ 2970 Internship with an academic advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 71