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.
Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)
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.
General Education Requirements
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 of C (2.00) or better|
Select one from the following (3-4 credits):
|MATH||S113||Concepts and Contemporary Applications||3|
|MATH||S151||College Algebra for Calculus (or higher)||4|
|STAT||S107||Survey of Statistics (or higher)||4|
|PSY||S101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
Fine Arts and Humanities
|___||S___||Advisor-approved Fine Arts or Humanities GER||3|
|___||S___||Advisor-approved Lab Science GER||4|
|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|