Law Enforcement/Corrections - Associate of Applied Science

NOTE: All courses in this program may be applied toward a Bachelor of Applied Studies or Individualized Studies degree at NMSU.

(66 credits)

Core Requirements
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication 13
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
COMM 253GPublic Speaking 13
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
GOVT 100GAmerican National Government 13
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology 13
SOC 101GIntroductory Sociology 13
One mathematics/algebra course selected from Area II of the New Mexico General Education Common Core3
Related Requirements
C S 110Computer Literacy 13
SPAN 111Elementary Spanish I 13-4
or SPAN 213 Spanish for Heritage Learners II
Technical Requirements
C J 101GIntroduction to Criminal Justice 13
C J 205Criminal Law 13
C J 250Courts and the Criminal Justice System 13
LAWE 201Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency3
LAWE 207Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement3
LAWE 233Practical Approach to Terrorism3
Electives chosen in consultation with advisor1-8
Corrections or Law Enforcement option12-18
Total Credits66
1

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.

Corrections Option

C J 230Introduction to Corrections 23
Select one from the following:3
Field Experience in Criminal Justice 23
Introduction to Homeland Security3
LAWE 205Practical Field Investigations4
LAWE 206Traffic Enforcement and Crash Investigations3
Total Credits13
2

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.

Law Enforcement Option

Select one from the following:3
The American Law Enforcement System 33
Police Patrol Procedures3
C J 221Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation 33
or C J 293 Field Experience in Criminal Justice
LAWE 203Introduction to Police Supervision3
LAWE 204Introduction to Homeland Security3
LAWE 205Practical Field Investigations4
LAWE 206Traffic Enforcement and Crash Investigations3
Total Credits19
3

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.