Police Science AAS Degree Courses

Program Details
Award Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Credits 62
Program Start Fall

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.

2022–2023 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.

Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.

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Term 1
CRJ-100 Introduction to Criminal Justice O E 3 $630.00
CRJ-143 Police Operations 3 $630.00
CRJ-234 Traffic Law 2 $420.00
CRJ-320 Criminal Justice Ethics O 3 $630.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- O E 3 $630.00
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- O E 3 $630.00
SOC-205 Diversity in America O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 14
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $2,940.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $0.00

Term 2
CRJ-135 Criminal Evidence 3 $630.00
CRJ-237 Criminal and Constitutional Law 3 $630.00
CRJ-244 Advanced Accident Investigation 3 $630.00
CRJ-316 Juvenile Justice O 3 $630.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $630.00
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- O E 3 $630.00
MAT-772 Applied Math 3 $630.00
Total Credits 15
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,150.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $0.00

Term 3
CRJ-151 Defensive Tactics 2 $420.00
CRJ-200 Criminology O E 3 $630.00
CRJ-252 Basic Firearms 8WK1 1 $841.00
CRJ-254 Advanced Firearms 8WK2 1 $685.00
CRJ-282 Crime Scene Investigation 3 $680.00
CRJ-285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2 $420.00
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder -OR- 2 $428.00
EMS-201 Emergency Medical Technician 7 $1499.00
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 17
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $4,734.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $1,164.00

Term 4
CRJ-141 Criminal Investigation O 3 $630.00
CRJ-266 Report Writing and Testifying 3 $630.00
CRJ-315 Crisis Intervention 3 $630.00
CRJ-322 Tactical Police Operations 2 $420.00
CRJ-952 Internship 2 $420.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $630.00
Total Credits 16
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,360.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $0.00

Cost Calculation

Calculations are based on 2022–2023 resident tuition and fees and course fees.

  • Course Cost Calculation: $210 × course credits + course fee (if applicable).

  • Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation: Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.

    • If more than one course can be taken to fulfill the requirement, the first course listed is used in the total tuition and fees calculation.
  • Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: Remaining course fees after tuition has been subtracted.

Additional costs not included in the cost calculations:

Contact Information

Faculty Advisors

Last Names A – I

Michael Leary
Health Education and Services Center 222A
319-296-2329 ext.1069
Email Michael Leary

Last Names J – R

Jane Wagner
Health Education and Services Center 222B
319-296-2329 ext.1400
Email Jane Wagner

Last Names S – Z

Traci Ciepiela
Health Education and Services Center 222D
319-296-2329 ext.1330
Email Traci Ciepiela

Administrative Assistant

Kathy Konrardy
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4012
Email Kathy Konrardy

Dean

Liberal and Applied Arts and Human Services

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4041
Email Catharine Freeman

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