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Course Sequence recommendations - AS Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement Course sequence recommendations.  Some courses are available in other semesters.

***FALL (August) ACADEMIC START***

1st Semester – Fall (18 credits)

  • LAWE 1105, Introduction to Law Enforcement, 3 credits
  • LAWE 1112, Introduction to Criminal Investigation, 4 credits
  • LAWE 1115, Basic Firearms, 2 credits
  • ENGL 1117, Reading & Writing Critically, 4 credits
  • SOC 1614, Introduction to Sociology, 3 credits
  • Electives: 2 credits

2nd Semester – Spring (15 credits)

  • LAWE 2121, Human Behavior and Ethics in Law Enforcement, 3 credits
  • SOC 2625, Minority Group Relations, 3 credits
  • PSYC 1611, Psychology of Adjustment, 3 credits or PSYC 2618, General Psychology, 4 credits
  • GOAL 3, Natural Sciences, 3 credits
  • GOAL 4, MATH, 3 credits

3rd Semester – Fall (18 credits)

  • LAWE 2119, Minnesota Criminal Statutes & Traffic Law, 3 credits
  • EMC 1121, First Responder, 2 credits
  • LAWE 2122, Criminal procedure, 3credits
  • GOAL 6, Humanities-The Arts, Literature, Philosophy, 3 credits
  • PHED 1189, Boot Camp, 1 credit
  • Electives: 6 credits

4th Semester – Spring (15 credits)

  • LAWE 2125 Community Policing and Service, 2 credits
  • LAWE 2127, Juvenile Law & Procedures, 3 credits
  • LAWS 2101, Crime Scene Processing, 2 credits
  • LAWS 2102, Traffic Enforcement, 2 credits
  • LAWS 2103, Defensive Tactics, 2credits
  • LAWS 2104, Firearms for SKILLS, 2credits
  • LAWS 2105, Patrol Practicals, 2 credits

***SPRING (January) ACADEMIC START***

1st Semester – Spring (16 credits)

  • LAWE 1105, Introduction to Law Enforcement, 3 credits
  • LAWE 1112, Introduction to Criminal Investigation, 4 credits
  • LAWE 1115, Basic Firearms, 2 credits
  • ENGL 1117, Reading & Writing Critically, 4 credits
  • SOC 1614, Introduction to Sociology, 3 credits

2nd Semester – Fall (11 credits)

  • LAWE 2119, Minnesota Criminal Statutes & Traffic Law, 3 credits
  • PSYC 1611, Psychology of Adjustment, 3 credits or PSYC 2618, General Psychology, 4 credits
  • GOAL 3, Natural Sciences, 3 credits
  • Electives: 2-3 credits

3rd Semester – Spring (15 credits)

  • LAWE 2121, Human Behavior and Ethics in Law Enforcement, 3 credits
  • LAWE 2127, Juvenile Law & Procedures, 3 credits
  • SOC 2625, Minority Group Relations, 3 credits
  • GOAL 4, MATH, 3 credits
  • GOAL 6, 3 credits

4th Semester – Fall (12 credits)

  • EMC 1121, First Responder, 2 credits
  • LAWE 2122, Criminal procedure, 3credits
  • PHED 1189, Boot Camp, 1 credit
  • Electives: 5-6 credits

5th Semester – Spring (12 credits)

  • LAWE 2125 Community Policing and Service, 2 credits
  • LAWS 2101, Crime Scene Processing, 2 credits
  • LAWS 2102, Traffic Enforcement, 2 credits
  • LAWS 2103, Defensive Tactics, 2credits
  • LAWS 2104, Firearms for SKILLS, 2credits
  • LAWS 2105, Patrol Practicals, 2 credits
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