Law Enforcement

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

Note: Changes have been made to the requirements for this degree which become effective fall 2018. View the fall degree requirements now.

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

3

 

(PSY 101, PSY 202, or SOC 220 recommended)

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Global Studies requirement

 

Other General Education credits

0-3

 

Additional credits from Areas B, C, D, E or F if needed to meet 18-credit-hour minimum

 


Total General Education Requirements:


18

   


Major Requirements:


Credit Hours

LAE 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

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 223 Criminal Procedures

3

LAE 234 Ethics & Leadership in Policing

3

LAE 235 Criminal Investigations

3

LAE 245 Juvenile Delinquency

3

LAE 260 Community Relations and Procedural Justice

3

LAE 270 Law of Evidence

3


Courses to total a minimum of nine credit hours from all other LAE courses


9


Total Major Requirements:


42


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60

 


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

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