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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 following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

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

Note: Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.
◑ Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester.
◒ Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester.

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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
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
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 $522.00
ENG105 Composition I 3 $533.25
Total Credits 17

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
Total Credits 16

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Tracking Sheet

2016–2017 [pdf]

Student Success Specialist

Darla Palmer
Health Education and Services Center 205
319-296-2329 ext.1223
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Program Advisors

Patrick Fisher
Health Education and Services Center 222A
319-296-2329 ext.1330
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Michael Leary
Health Education and Services Center 222D
319-296-2329 ext.1069
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Jane Wagner
Health Education and Services Center 222B
319-296-2329 ext.1400
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Department Secretary

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
319-296-4051 (fax)
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
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