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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.

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.

 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
CRJ-100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 $533.25
CRJ-143 Police Operations 3 $533.25
CRJ-234 Traffic Law 2 $355.50
CRJ-320 Criminal Justice Ethics 3 $533.25
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC-115 Social Problems -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC-205 Diversity in America 3 $533.25
Total Credits 14

Semester 2
CRJ-135 Criminal Evidence 3 $533.25
CRJ-237 Criminal and Constitutional Law 3 $533.25
CRJ-244 Advanced Accident Investigation 3 $533.25
CRJ-316 Juvenile Justice 3 $533.25
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT-772 Applied Math 3 $533.25
Total Credits 15

Semester 3
CRJ-151 Defensive Tactics 2 $355.50
CRJ-200 Criminology 3 $533.25
CRJ-252 Basic Firearms 1 $652.75
CRJ-254 Advanced Firearms 1 $652.75
CRJ-282 Crime Scene Investigation 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 3 $533.25
Total Credits 17

Semester 4
CRJ-141 Criminal Investigation 3 $533.25
CRJ-266 Report Writing and Testifying 3 $533.25
CRJ-315 Crisis Intervention 3 $533.25
CRJ322 Tactical Police Operations 2 $355.50
CRJ-952 Internship 2 $355.50
SPC-101 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:

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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Administrative Assistant

Amy Rieck
Health Education and Services Center 222
319-296-4010
319-296-4051 (fax)
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
319-296-4457
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