Law Enforcement, AAS

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Program Overview

The Law Enforcement curriculum is designed to meet the needs of two groups of students: those who plan to work with public or private agencies concerned with maintaining public safety and those already employed by law enforcement agencies who wish to update skills and knowledge. KCC also offers a Criminal Justice transfer program. Students should see the criminal justice/law enforcement coordinator to determine which program best suits their needs. Law Enforcement graduates are generally prepared to enter law enforcement programs at selected colleges and universities with junior status.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

LAWF 1513Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 Credits

LAWF 1613Police Operations & Services

3 Credits

LAWF 1713Basic Criminal Law

3 Credits

LAWF 1723Criminal Evidence & Procedures

3 Credits

LAWF 1733Criminal Investigation

3 Credits

LAWF 1753Juvenile Delinquency

3 Credits

LAWF 2513Criminology

3 Credits

LAWF 2623Organization & Administration

3 Credits

LAWF 2713Community-Oriented Policing

3 Credits

LAWF 2723Introduction to Corrections

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:30

General education

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

PLSC 1513American Government

3 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

SOCY 2513Sociology

3 Credits

Choose two

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Electives

Electives

16 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Choose from any elective area or LAWF prefix. Note: A maximum of two (2) credit hours can come from physical education activity courses.

Total Credit Hours: 64

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

LAWF 1513Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 Credits

LAWF 1613Police Operations & Services

3 Credits

PSYC 1813Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

Electives

4 Credits

Spring semester

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

LAWF 1713Basic Criminal Law

3 Credits

LAWF 1753Juvenile Delinquency

3 Credits

PLSC 1513American Government

3 Credits

Electives

4 Credits

Fall semester

LAWF 1723Criminal Evidence & Procedures

3 Credits

LAWF 2513Criminology

3 Credits

LAWF 2723Introduction to Corrections

3 Credits

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

Electives

4 Credits

Spring semester

LAWF 1733Criminal Investigation

3 Credits

LAWF 2623Organization & Administration

3 Credits

LAWF 2713Community-Oriented Policing

3 Credits

SOCY 2513Sociology

3 Credits

Electives

4 Credits

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