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Law Enforcement

Associate in Applied Science Degree
60 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0240

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103
(SPE 103 Recommended)

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area C — 

Science

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

6

 

(SOC 101 and SOC 103 recommended)

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

 


Total General Education Requirements:


18

   


Major Requirements:


Credit Hours

CIS 103 Computer Software and Concepts

3

LAE 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice or

3

LAE 111 Introduction to Public Safety Careers II or

 

FIR 111 Introduction to Public Safety Careers II

 

LAE 121 Police Organization and Administration

3

LAE 122 Police Operations

3

LAE 150 Law Enforcement Report Writing

3

LAE 221 Criminal Law

3

LAE 222 Criminal Law

3

LAE 234 Ethics & Leadership in Policing

3

LAE 235 Criminal Investigations

3

LAE 245 Juvenile Delinquency

3

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3


Courses to total a minimum of nine credit hours from all LAE courses and PSC 101


9


Total Major Requirements:


42


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60

 


*Students may take a Contemporary Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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