Law Enforcement AAS
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Partial program offered at LSC-University Park
- Partial program offered at LSC-Greenspoint Center
Degrees and certificates in law enforcement are available for students wishing to pursue a career in law enforcement. The goal of the program is to prepare cadets intellectually, ethically, and physically to matriculate into a department’s field training program and ultimately assume the responsibilities and duties of a peace officer of the 21st century. Courses in the degree plan will give students necessary skills in the areas of traffic law and investigation, advanced arrest, search and seizure techniques and crime scene investigation.
Please contact Jermaine A. Johnson at Jermaine.A.Johnson@LoneStar.edu or call 281.655.3784 for more information.
|First Semester Courses||20 Credits|
|CJLE 1506||Basic Peace Officer I1||5|
|CJLE 1512||Basic Peace Officer II1||5|
|CJLE 1518||Basic Peace Officer III1||5|
|CJLE 1524||Basic Peace Officer IV1||5|
|Second Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|BCIS 1305||Business Computer Applications||3|
|CJLE 1327||Interviewing and Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professions||3|
|CJLE 1333||Traffic Law and Investigation||3|
|EDUC 1300||Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience2||3|
|First Semester Courses||14 Credits|
|CJLE 1249||Intermediate Arrest, Search, and Seizure||2|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|CJLE 1345||Intermediate Crime Scene Investigation||3|
|PSYC 2301||General Psychology||3|
|Second Semester Courses||8 Credits|
|CJLE 1259||Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement||2|
|Elective and PHED-or-Elective||MATH elective and Any 1 hour physical activity course-or-Natural Sciences Elective||3 and 1-or-4|
|GOVT 2306||Texas Government||3|
|Elective||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective5||3|
|CJLE 1294||Special Topics in Law Enforcement/Police Science6||2|
|Law Enforcement AAS Program Total||60 Credits|
Median wage: $53,0941
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Law Enforcement Officer2
- Police Officer2
- Patrol Officers2
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