The Law Enforcement programs are designed to prepare participants to compete for jobs in the criminal justice field at the local and state levels, as well as in private security and offers specialized classes and practical training for a variety of law enforcement careers. Tailored to teach participants how to handle the challenges of the law enforcement profession, this Alaska-centric degree addresses the current critical shortage of Alaskans in law enforcement professions.
It is offered cooperatively by the University of Alaska Southeast and the Alaska Department of Public Safety. Credits earned in the two-year University of Alaska Southeast Law Enforcement degree will also apply toward the Justice Bachelor Degrees offered by the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). Sessions are offered in both Fall and Spring semesters.
Law Enforcement O.E.
Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.
Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.
Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)
|Minimum Credit Hours||16|
|JUST||S102||Fundamentals of CPR and First Aid||1|
|JUST||S103||Law Enforcement Procedures||4|
|JUST||S104||Ethics and Conduct||1|
|JUST||S105||Traffic Law and Enforcement||4|
Associate of Applied Science: Law Enforcement
Associate degree programs are areas of study designed to prepare students academically for admission to a bachelor degree program.
Typically an associate degree program is 60 credits (two years).
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|
UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.
JUST Classes: Summer - 2015
Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs will be studied along with addictive behaviors related to satisfying the pleasure center of the brain which are not substance-related such as compulsive shopping, problem gambling, and the various computer-related addictions. Survey of the theories of addiction including the disease model of addiction, behavioral addictions, addiction treatment, and more. Focus will center on those addictions specific to Alaska.
5/18 - 8/8
Tuition and fees: $577 (additional charges may apply)