Police Science

Police Science Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 62
Program Start: Fall, Spring

Felony Conviction?

Students convicted of a felony will not be allowed to enroll in the Firearms and Practicum courses and will not graduate from the Police Science program. Learn how your criminal history matters.

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Police Science program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
CRJ100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 $533.25
CRJ143 Police Operations 3 $533.25
CRJ234 Traffic Law 2 $355.50
CRJ320 Criminal Justice Ethics 3 $533.25
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC115 Social Problems -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC205 Diversity in America 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 14
Semester 2
CRJ135 Criminal Evidence 3 $533.25
CRJ237 Criminal and Constitutional Law 3 $533.25
CRJ244 Advanced Accident Investigation 3 $533.25
CRJ316 Juvenile Justice 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT772 Applied Math 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 15
Semester 3
CRJ151 Defensive Tactics 2 $355.50
CRJ200 Criminology 3 $533.25
CRJ252 Basic Firearms * 1 $652.75
CRJ254 Advanced Firearms ** 1 $652.75
CRJ282 Crime Scene Investigation 3 $533.25
CRJ285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2 $355.50
EMS114 Emergency Medical Responder 2 $1223.50
ENG105 Composition I 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 17
* First 8 weeks
**Second 8 weeks
Semester 4
CRJ141 Criminal Investigation 3 $533.25
CRJ266 Report Writing and Testifying 3 $533.25
CRJ315 Crisis Intervention 3 $533.25
CRJ322 Tactical Police Operations 2 $355.50
CRJ952 Internship 2 $355.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 16

Course Cost Calculation:
2017–2018 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

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Program Contacts

Program Advisors

Patrick Fisher
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Jane Wagner
Health Education and Services Center 222B
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Michael Leary
Health Education and Services Center 222D
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