This degree prepares you for entry-level employment in law enforcement and related occupations.
This is a G3 program. Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.
Area of Interest
Occupational Objectives: Career development for individuals seeking positions such as commercial and industrial security officer; local, state, or federal law enforcement officer; police officer; private or government investigator; or corrections officer. Students should note that the following qualifications are prerequisites for employment with many law enforcement agencies: (1) excellent physical condition, free from any physical or mental conditions which might adversely affect acceptance or performance as a law enforcement officer; (2) normal hearing, color vision, and eye function; (3) weight in proportion to height; (4) excellent moral character: no convictions of any crime involving moral turpitude or any felony, and no excessive number of traffic citations. A background investigation is usually conducted by the employing agency prior to employment.
Students entering degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC) in order to graduate. The WIC for this program is ADJ 236, which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112. Students who are awarded transfer academic credit for this course at another institution may fulfill the requirement for this degree program by completing another WIC.
Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate.