CURRICULAR GUIDE

Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0257  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2004)

This degree program prepares an individual for a career as a law enforcement
officer.  It also prepares the individual for possible entry to the Police
Academy Program.  Not all courses in this program transfer to all colleges. 
Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor
before enrolling in any course.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific coursework in mathematics. 
For information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page

Contact the Criminal Justice and Law Center, Old Central Building, Room 224,
telephone number (517) 483-1570.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 39 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems                                      3
CJUS 101    Intro to Criminal Justice                                        3
CJUS 102    Crime Causes and Conditions                                      3
CJUS 103    Criminal Law                                                     3
CJUS 106    Intro to Juvenile Justice                                        3
CJUS 201    Criminal Justice Org/Admin                                       3
CJUS 204    Criminal Investigation                                           4
CJUS 205    Policing into the 21st Century                                   3
CJUS 245    Report Writing in CJ                                             2
CJUS 255    Human Relations/Criminal Just                                    3
MGMT 234    Diversity in the Workplace                                       3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 23-28 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credit from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             3 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Speech Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                      0
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)         0
            Mathematics Competency (See page 22 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement)

CHOICE 2:   Law Enforcement (Choose 1 Subchoice)                 20-25 Credits
Subchoice 2A: Mid-Michigan Police Academy Requirements
CJUS 260    Criminal Invest & Procedures                                     3
CJUS 261    Michigan Crim Law & Procedure                                    3
CJUS 262    Patrol Procedures and Tactics                                    3
CJUS 263    Standard First Aid                                               2
CJUS 264    Rprt Writing in Law Enforce                                      1
CJUS 265    Highway Traffic Operations                                       3
CJUS 266    Basic Police Science                                             3
CJUS 267    Law Enforcement Phys Traing                                      2
CJUS 268    Precision Driving                                                3
PFFT 114    Advanced Circuit Training                                        2
Subchoice 2B: Other Law Enforcement
CJUS 130    Local Detention                                                  3
CJUS 203    Criminal Procedure                                               3
LEGL 160    Critical Thinking in Law                                         3
PSYC 200    Introduction to Psychology                                       4
SOCL 120    Introduction to Sociology                                        4
SOCL 255    Contemporary Social Problems                                     3
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   62

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
Subchoice 2A:  Mid-Michigan Police Academy 
I                 II                III               IV
CJUS 101          CJUS 201          CISB 100          Police Academy
CJUS 102          CJUS 204          CJUS 103          
CJUS 106          CJUS 205          CJUS 255
WRIT 124          CJUS 245          MGMT 234          
                  Lim.Ch.1          SPCH 110

Subchoice 2B:  Other Law Enforcement
I                 II                III               IV
CJUS 101          CJUS 106          CISB 100          CJUS 130
CJUS 102          CJUS 201          CJUS 103          PSYC 200
LEGL 160          CJUS 205          CJUS 255          SOCL 120
WRIT 124          CJUS 245          MGMT 234          
                  Lim.Ch.1          SPCH 110

CJUS 203
CJUS 204
SOCL 255