Law Enforcement AS

 

The Associate of Science Degree in Law Enforcement is designed to prepare New River Community and Technical College students for introductory level careers in the field of federal and state law enforcement. Graduates of this program may find employment in any of many different law enforcement agencies in the United States.

 Up to 13 hours credit will be awarded to individuals within this discipline who present to the registrar a photocopy of graduation certificate from either an accredited police academy or an accredited state or federal correctional academy.

 Students pursuing this degree program must complete 66 semester hours to include all courses listed in the typical schedule below.

 

Credit awarded for Academy Certificate

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

CRMJ 163

Ciminal Law

3

CRMJ 215

Criminal Investigations

3

HLTH 201

Safety and First Aid

2

PHED

 

2

Total Hours

13

REQUIRED COURSES

Law Enforcement

Total Degree Hours: 66

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

SOCI 210

Principles of Sociology

3

Computer Literacy: Pg 95 (2014-2015 College Catalog)

3

Restricted Core D Elective: choose from

2

PHED 104

Aerobics

PHED 106

Tennis/Racquetball

PHED 108

Swimming Mechs/Water Safety

Total Semester Hours

17

*Choose from statistics, computer programming, or software application courses.

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 164

Criminal Procedure/Evidence

3

CRMJ 252

Sub Abuse/Crim Justice Sys

3

MATH 101

General Math (or higher)

3

PSYC 103

General Psychology

3

Restricted English Elective: choose from

3

ENGL 102

Research

ENGL 103

Technical Writing

Total Semester Hours

15

  


Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 132

Criminal Justice Writing/Comm

3

CRMJ 208

Criminology

3

CRMJ 215 Criminal Investigation

3

HLTH 201

Safety and First Aid

2

 PHED 261

Stregnth Training

2

Restricted Social Science Elective: choose from

3

PSYC 210

Life Span/Human Development

PSYC 212

Psychology of Women

SOCI 223

Social Deviance

SOCI 224

Marriage/Family Relations

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 250

Police Operations*

3

CRMJ 252

Subst. Abuse/Crim. Justice Sys

3

CRMJ 280

Police Organization and Admin

3

CRMJ 292

Juvenile Delinquency

3

POSC 200

American Government

3

POSC 218

State and Local Government

3

Total Semester Hours

18

*This course may be replaced with restricted electives

approved by the Criminal Justice faculty.

 

Evaluation Sheet

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

 

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