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AS Degree - Major in LAW ENFORCEMENT

Applied Science & Technology Division

Upon successful completion of the Associate Degree in Law Enforcement, the student demonstrates the fulfillment of the lower-division requirements for any accredited baccalaureate institution; preparation for participation in the Basic Peace Officer Academy; and a job in law enforcement.

Total Units Required: 60-61

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester Units

A J 21 Criminal Justice in Society 3

A J 22 Concepts of Criminal Law 3

ENG 1A Written Communications 3

SOCIO 1A Introduction to Sociology 3

ELECTIVE Elective Course 3

Second Semester

A J 23 Principles and Procedures of

The Justice System 3

A J 24 Legal Aspects of Evidence 3

POLSC 1 American Government and Institutions 3


HIST 17A History of The United States 3


HIST 17B History of The United States 3

COM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3

ELECTIVE Elective Course 3

Third Semester

A J 25 Criminal Investigation 3

A J 31 Report Preparation 3

MATH 82 Intermediate Algebra 4

C S 11 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3

ELECTIVE Elective Course 2

Fourth Semester

A J 28 Juvenile Law and Procedures 3


A J 54 Introduction to Probation and Parole 3

A J 40 Community Relations 3

GE CHOICE* Humanities Course 3

GE CHOICE** Natural Science Course 3-4

ELECTIVE Elective Course 3

*A course selected from the Humanities area of the General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

**A course selected from the Natural Science area of the General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

NOTE: A minimum of 60 units is required for the Associate degree. Refer to Special Admission Requirements.

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