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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Law Enforcement, Associate of Applied Science


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This program is designed for students interested in seeking employment as a police officer in a department requiring an associate degree or 60 credits. It will also satisfy the requirements for students who seek to apply as Alternative Route candidates to New Jersey Police Academies.

Graduates are able to:

  • explain the functions, duties and roles of law enforcement at various levels in the criminal justice system
  • describe the various causal factors of crime
  • discuss the nature of crimes and offenses based on major theories and current issues
  • describe the role of the police officer in the community

This degree is offered through the Business and Public Service Department, whose mission is to provide challenging career-oriented undergraduate programs to business and public service students, educating them to the level of competency needed for successful transfer to four-year institutions or immediate career path entry into the global market.

Curriculum – A.A.S. Degree


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credits 60 - 61


1 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education  list.

2 Students may choose any non-duplicated CRMJ course or Criminal Justice Cooperative Education (one semester only).

3 Mathematics by official placement test. Students may not take courses below placement level. MATH 103C Quantitative Reasoning  is recommended. 

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