Police Science Courses

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

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.

2018–2019 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.

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 100% online.
Course meets face-to-face after 5:00pm.
Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester.
Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester.

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Semester 1
CRJ-100 Introduction to Criminal Justice Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
CRJ-143 Police Operations 3 $533.25
CRJ-234 Traffic Law 2 $355.50
CRJ-320 Criminal Justice Ethics Course offered online 3 General education course $533.25
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
SOC-205 Diversity in America Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
Total Credits 14

Semester 2
CRJ-135 Criminal Evidence Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
CRJ-237 Criminal and Constitutional Law 3 $533.25
CRJ-244 Advanced Accident Investigation Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
CRJ-316 Juvenile Justice Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 General education course $533.25
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
MAT-156 Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
MAT-772 Applied Math 3 Non-transfer general education course $533.25
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
CRJ-151 Defensive Tactics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $355.50
CRJ-200 Criminology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
CRJ-252 Basic Firearms Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course meets the first 8 weeks of the semester. 1 $652.75
CRJ-254 Advanced Firearms Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course meets the second 8 weeks of the semester. 1 $652.75
CRJ-282 Crime Scene Investigation Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
CRJ-285 Physical Conditioning for Public Services 2 $355.50
EMS-114 Emergency Medical Responder 2 $540.50
ENG-105 Composition I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
Total Credits 17

Semester 4
CRJ-141 Criminal Investigation Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
CRJ-266 Report Writing and Testifying Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
CRJ-315 Crisis Intervention Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
CRJ-322 Tactical Police Operations Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $355.50
CRJ-952 Internship Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $355.50
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $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:

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