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Law Enforcement Associate Degree Requirements

The Associate of Science degree in Law Enforcement helps prepare students for entrance into police work, a field which has become highly specialized and complex at the local, state, and national levels. The University also offers the four year Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration.

Associate of Science in
Law Enforcement - Option A

Major Code LE00 Credit Hours
General Education Requirements 25-26
Law Enforcement Requirements 39
Required Courses:  
LE 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3  
LE 210 Criminal Procedure 3  
LE 232 Ethics In Criminal Justice 3  
LE 250 Criminal Law 3  
LE 280 Report Writing (WI) 3  
Electives (adviser approved LE and CJAd electives) 24  
Total Hours 64
Students must meet university requirements for computer literacy.


Associate of Science in
Law Enforcement - Option B
(For Basic Law Enforcement Academy)

Major Code LE01 Credit Hours
General Education Requirements 25-26
Law Enforcement Requirements 41
Required Courses:  
LE 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3  
LE 232 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3  
LE 180 Basic Law Enforcement Academy 13  
LE 181 Basic Law Enforcement Academy II 13  
Select 9 hours from the list below:  
LE 200 Crime Scene Investigation I 3  
LE 210 Criminal Procedure 3  
LE 225 Patrol Procedures 3  
LE 230 Community Policing 3  
LE 290 Police Supervision & Management 3  
LE 298 Topics in Law Enforcement 1-3  
Total Hours 66-67
Students must meet university requirements for computer literacy.
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