Law Enforcement (496A)

Southern State Criminal Justice Banner, Law Enforcement

Offered on: Central Campus (Hillsboro)

Nature of Profession

Law enforcement professionals work in a variety of environments which require the ability to conduct investigations, to provide security and service and to communicate with varied constituencies. A broad working knowledge of criminal and civil law, especially in regard to police procedure, is required. A large number of new and replacement personnel in law enforcement are projected to be needed for the next decade.

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Fall Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
PSCI 1104 American Government (The American Democracy I) 3
CJUS 1101 Introduction to Law Enforcement 4
CJUS 2233 Criminal Investigation 2
SOCI 2230 Social Problems 3
PSYC 1110 Principles of Psychology 3

Spring Semester | First Year

Course # Course Title Credits
MATH 1115 or Higher Math for the Business & Social Sciences 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
PSCI 1105 American Government (The American Democracy II) 3
PHIL 1107 Ethics 3
CJUS 2234 Constitutional Criminal Procedures 3
CJUS 2245 Crime Scene Investigation 3

Fall Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
CJUS 1102 Basic law Enforcement I 9
CJUS 2236 Current Issues in Criminal Justice 3
SOCI 2231 Juvenile Delinquency 2

Spring Semester | Second Year

Course # Course Title Credits
CJUS 2241 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems 3
CJUS 1103 Basic Law Enforcement II 9
COMM 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3
Program Total: 65

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