CURRICULUM GUIDE

Criminal Justice, Law Enforce
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0257  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This degree program prepares individuals for a career as a law enforcement
officer. It also prepares students for possible entry into the Police Academy
Program. This degree can be completed entirely online for students following
Subchoice 2B. 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 Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Public Service Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 232,
telephone number (517) 483-1570.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 36 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
WRIT 124    Technical Writing (See Note 1)                                   3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 30-37 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credit from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                         10-12 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area                                          3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 2)         0
            Mathematics Core Area                                          3-4
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area (See Note 2)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Law Enforcement (Choose one subchoice)               20-25 Credits
Subchoice 2A: Mid-Michigan Police Academy Requirements (See Note 3)
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                                                   66

1.    WRIT 121-Composition I is recommended for students planning to transfer
      and may be substituted for WRIT 124.
2.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
3.    The Police Academy is a selective admission program. Students must meet
      admission requirements beyond those required for admission to the
      college. These courses are open only to students officially admitted to
      the Police Academy. Students should consult with an advisor from the
      Public Service Careers Department regarding this option.
4.    This degree can be completed entirely online by students following
      Subchoice 2B. (Police Academy courses are not offered online.)

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          Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.1

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          Lim.Ch.1
CJUS 203
CJUS 204
SOCL 255