Law Enforcement C.A.

Degree Name: Law Enforcement C.A.
Degree or Program: Criminal Justice
Degree Type: Certificate of Achievement

Description:
Complete a minimum of 32 credit hours, including 12 credit hours of general education courses (one course from communication, one course from mathematics, one course from social science, and one course from the electives.

The college grants up to 15 credit hours toward the A.A.S. degree for students who already have completed the 1000-hour course at Eastern Missouri Law Enforcement Training Academy. These credit hours will be granted at the completion of all the other A.A.S. degree requirements. See an academic advisor if you have attended or plan to attend the academy.

General Education Requirements: 12-13
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
Mathematics

MAT 098 or higher

Beginning Algebra

3-4

Communication

ENG 101 or
ENG 102 or
ENG 115 or
ENG 125 or
SPE 101

English Composition I
English Composition II or
Technical Writing or 
Business Writing or
Oral Communications 

3

Social Science

HIS 101 or
HIS 102 or
HIS 115 or
HIS 270 or
POL 101 or
POL 102

US History to 1877
US History since 1877
US History since 1945
History of Missouri
American Government
State & Local Government

3

Elective

BTC/CPT 103

Microcomputer Applications 3
CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS MUST INCLUDE: (choose three of the following): 9
CRJ 140 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 170 Criminal Law 3
  CRJ 171 Criminal Evidence 3
CRJ 175 Criminology 3
CRJ 201 Criminal Justice: Politics & Policy 3
CRJ 205 Juvenile Justice 3
Law Enforcement Electives (choose from the following) 9
CRJ 101 Introduction to Victimology 3
CRJ 103 Addictive Disease Concepts 3
CRJ 104 Treatment: Alcohol & Drugs 3
CRJ 110 Investigations 3
CRJ 202 Correctional Institutions 3
CRJ 210 Crime Victimization       3
CRJ 224 Constitutional Law 3
CRJ 230 Crisis Intervention 3
CRJ 240 Probation and Parole 3
CRJ 250 Police Administration 3
CRJ 260 Police Community Relations 3
CRJ 266 Internship II  1-6
CRJ 291/292 Mock Trial 6
Other Required Course 2-7
CRJ 265 Internship I 1-6
CRJ 298 Capstone 1
TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS

32-38

 

*Students who take CRJ 291 are required to take CRJ 292 as well.

For more information, call 636-922-8253 or email dvanvierlo@stchas.edu.

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David Van Mierlo
636-922-8253
dvanmierlo@stchas.edu

Office Coordinator

Margaret O'Dea
636-922-8398
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Office Info

Office Hours

7:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Monday-Friday

Office Location

Social Sciences Building, Room 1104

Office Phone Number

636-922-8398