Law Enforcement Transfer AS

Last updated 5/29/2014

Associate Science Code 1501

Program Contacts:
QC Campus
Don Gano, 309-796-5281, ganod@bhc.edu
East Campus
Wendy Smith, 309-854-1813, smithw@bhc.edu


Law Enforcement Transfer AS
Associate Science Code 1501
Course of Study Outline – Suggested Courses (Credit Hours)
First Semester
CRJU 151 — Criminal Justice System (3)
CS 100 — Introduction to Computers (3)
ENG 101 — Composition I (3)
CRJU 104 — Police Administration I (3)
Social and Behavioral Science (3)

Second Semester
ENG 102 — Composition II (3)
Humanities (3)
CRJU 109 — Police Community Relations (3)
CRJU 247 — Criminology and Juvenile Delinquency (3)
Mathematics (3)

Third Semester
Fine Arts (3)
CRJU 254 — Criminal Investigation I (3)
CRJU 255 — Criminal Law (3)
Physical Science (3-4)
Social and Behavioral Science (3)
SPEC 101 — Principles of Speech Communication (3)

Fourth Semester
CRJU 257 — Police Ethics (3)
Humanities  or  Fine Arts (3)
Life Science (4)
Non-Western Studies (3)
Social and Behavioral Science (3)

Minimum total hours required for degree (64)

Courses for this program include: »

CRJU 104  Police Administration
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
To provide an analysis of accepted administrative methods as applied to police staff functions such as: Personnel Management, Budget Control, Internal Controls, Planning and Research, Records and Communications, Housing and Materials, Federal Assistance and Law Enforcement Planning, and Government Setting for Police Work.

CRJU 109  Police Community Relations
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
A study of the development of police community relations as both a tool for the street officer and on administrative philosophy of management. Included is an in-depth study of community oriented policing.

CRJU 151 Criminal Justice System
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
A comprehensive view of the criminal justice system in America today. IAI: CRJ 901

CRJU 247  Criminology and Juvenile Delinquency
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
Prerequisite: CRJU 152

This course attempts to deal with the complexity of the Juvenile Delinquency problem in the United States in a way that will give meaning and direction to the law enforcement practitioner that must deal with the problem every day. IAI: CRJ 914

CRJU 254  Criminal Investigation
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
Introduction to various law enforcement investigation techniques emphasizing crime scene investigation.

CRJU 255  Criminal Law
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
Prerequisite: COMM 100 and POLS 122

Study of development of the federal Constitution and the history of the Bill of Rights; includes in-depth study of first eight Amendments to the Constitution.

CRJU 257  Police Ethics
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
Prerequisite: CRJU 104 and COMM 100

A study of ethics as it relates specifically to Law Enforcement, Police Science and the Criminal Justice process.

CS 100 Introduction to Computers
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 1 lab hour per week.
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or REA 093 “B” or better.
Introduction to computer concepts, computer applications, and the impact of computers on society. Applications include problem solving methods, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics software. Basic Algebra or equivalent is recommended.

ENG 101 Composition I
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
Prerequisite: ACT English score of 22 or above; or appropriate COMPASS score; or English 091 “C” or better.
English 101 is designed for students who are competent in the fundamentals of composition. Students will write essays using a variety of expository strategies and will apply standard techniques of documentation when appropriate. IAI: C1 900

ENG 102 Composition II
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
Prerequisite: English 101 “C” or better.
English 102 is a continuation of English 101, is a required composition course that involves reading, discussion, and analysis of a body of literature to generate ideas for critical and persuasive papers, including one documented research paper. IAI: C1 901R (Grade of “C” or higher required for this course to be eligible to be included in the IAI General Education Core Curriculum.)

SPEC 101 Principles of Speech Communication
3 cr. hrs.;
3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
The oral communication course combines communication theory with the practice of oral communication skills. The oral communication course: (1) develops awareness of the communication process; (2) provides inventional, organizational, and expressive strategies; (3) promotes understanding of and adaptation to a variety of communication contexts; and (4) emphasizes critical skills in listening, reading, thinking and speaking. IAI: C2 900