Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement (CRJ.LAW.AAS)
Associate in Applied Science
Auburn Hills Campus
The Law Enforcement program provides students with an educational background in: police administration and procedures, criminal investigations, and law. Graduation fulfills the entrance requirements for the Police Academy at OCC.
Note: Completion of an academy is required to become a sworn officer in the Criminal Justice field.
Graduates choosing not to pursue sworn police officer status may be employed as civil servants in corrections, private-sector security, or choose to continue their education at the bachelor level.
This program provides an in depth study of community law enforcement and police administration. Graduates may be employed by police departments, sheriff departments, state police or federal law enforcement agencies, or seek employment with industrial plant security or private investigation agencies.
|CRJ 1010||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CRJ 1030||Police Communications||3|
|CRJ 1110||Police Patrol Administration and Procedures||3|
|CRJ 1120||Criminal Law and Administration of Justice||3|
|CRJ 1220||Criminal Evidence and Procedure||3|
|CRJ 2120||Highway and Traffic Control||3|
|CRJ 2200||Criminal Investigation and Case Preparation||4|
|CRJ 2310||Interview and Interrogation Techniques||3|
|CRJ 2320||Police Administration||3|
|CRJ 2403||Field Project||3|
|ENG 13501, 2||Business Communications||3|
|PSY 25101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SOC 26101||Introduction to Criminology||3|
|Complete one of the following COM courses:||3|
|Fundamentals of Speech||3|
|Required Supportive Courses|
|Complete 3 courses from the following:||9-12|
|Ballistics, Firearms and Explosive Identification||4|
|Fingerprint Classification and Identification||4|
|Substance Abuse Investigation||3|
|Crime Scene Photography||4|
|Community Relations in Criminal Justice||3|
|Racial and Ethnic Group Relations||3|
|Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses||55-58|
|General Education Requirements|
|Communication / English (3-credits)|
|Fine Arts / Humanities (3-credits)||3|
|Mathematics / Science (3-credits)||3|
|Physical Education (1-credit)||1|
|Social Science (3-credits)|
|Written Communication (3-credits)|
|POL 1510||American Government||3|
|Additional elective credits needed to meet requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree||0|
|Total Credit Hours||65-68|
Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.
Transfer students should select ENG 1510.
A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.
Note: The Criminal Justice faculty strongly encourage all CRJ students to take PER 2540; however, it does not satisfy the PER General Education Requirement.