A.A.S. Law Enforcement
The associate of applied science degree is a two-year degree awarded in a specific career or occupational field of experience. Residency requirement is 15 UAS semester credits.
The Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement provides a working knowledge of the criminal justice system, human behavior, and bureaucratic structure. Students completing this program are prepared to compete for jobs in the criminal justice field at the local and state level.
The A.A.S. in Law Enforcement requires 64 credits, 3 of which are the Practicum (JUST S294), which may be completed in the student’s home town upon approval of the practicum placement by an appropriate agency. A minimum grade of C (2.00) is required in all JUST courses.
Students must consult with a Sitka Student Success Center Advisor before registering for courses.
Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)
|Minimum Credit Hours||61|
|General Education Requirements||31-32|
|Written Communication Skills|
|ENGL||S111||Methods of Written Communication||3|
|ENGL||S212||Technical Report Writing||3|
|Oral Communication Skills|
|Select two from the following (6 credits)|
|COMM||S111||Fundamentals of Oral Communication*||3|
|*Grade C 2.00 or better|
|Select one from the following (3-4 credits):|
|MATH||S106||Concepts and Contemporary Applications||3|
|MATH||S107||College Algebra (or higher)||4|
|STAT||S107||Survey of Statistics (or higher)||4|
|PSY||S101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|___||S___||Advisor-approved Fine Arts GER||3|
|___||S___||Advisor-approved Lab Science GER||3|
|JUST||S110||Introduction to Law Enforcement||3|
|JUST||S121||Policing in the Community||3|
|JUST||S125||Introduction to Addictions||3|
|JUST||S131||Rural Justice in Alaska||3|
|JUST||S202||Criminal Investigation and Interviewing||3|
|JUST||S261||Ethics in Criminal Justice||3|
|JUST||S294||Law Enforcement Practicum||3|