Law Enforcement, A.A.S.

Sitka, e-Learning

The Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement provides a working knowledge of the criminal justice system and processes, human behavior, and bureaucratic structure. Students completing this program are prepared to compete for a variety of criminal justice or justice-related jobs within the government and private sectors. 

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.

Minimum Credit Hours61
General Education Requirements28-29
Major Requirements33
General Education Requirements
Written Communication Skills
ENGL S111Methods of Written Communication3
ENGL S212Technical Writing3
Oral Communication Skills
Select two of the following:6
Fundamentals of Oral Communication 1
Interpersonal Communication 1
Public Speaking 1
Computation Skills
Select one of the following:3-4
Concepts and Contemporary Applications of Mathematics
College Algebra for Calculus
Survey of Statistics
Social Sciences
PSY S101Introduction to Psychology3
SOC S201Social Problems3
Fine Arts and Humanities
Advisor approved Fine Arts or Humanities GER3
Advisor approved Lab Science GER4
Major Requirements
JUST S110Introduction to Law Enforcement3
JUST S121Policing in the Community3
JUST S125Introduction to Addictions3
JUST S131Rural Justice in Alaska3
JUST S202Criminal Investigation and Interviewing3
JUST S212Criminal Procedures3
JUST S222Research Methodology3
JUST S252Criminal Law3
JUST S261Ethics in Criminal Justice3
JUST S294 (Practicum)3
SOC S251Criminology3
Total Credits61

Grade C 2.00 or better