Law Enforcement A.A.S.

The Law Enforcement Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) is part of the Professional Peace Officer Education Program requirement for the Minnesota Peace Officer licensing standards. All course work is certified by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and meets the mandated learning objectives. The degree also applies to those interested in other areas of the justice system. However, this program is NOT designed to be a two-year transferable program.

Suggested Study Plans – Law Enforcement

63 Credits
Law Enforcement 2017-2019 Program of Study

General Education Courses: 30 credits Class Cr. Pre-Req Term
ANI 100 Introduction to Anishinaabe Studies 3 FA/SP
Category 3 Natural Science course with a Lab 4 FA/SP
EDU 102 Miikana (FYE) 2 FA/SP
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3 FA/SP
ITECH 100 Computer Applications I 3 FA/SP
POLSC 225 Treaty Law and Tribal Sovereignty 3
PSY 100 General Psychology 3
PSY 220 Abnormal Psychology 3 PSY 100 Spring
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPCH 201 Speech and Communications 3 ENGL 101
LE Program Requirements- 33 credits Class Cr. Pre-Req Term
LE 105 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Fall
LE 110 Minnesota Traffic Law 3 Spring
LE 111 Minnesota State Statutes 3 Fall
LE 122 Constitutional Law and Civil Liability 3 LE 111 Spring
LE 150 Report Writing 3 LE 111 Spring
LE 209 Community Policing Tribal Lands 3 LE 122 Spring
LE 210 Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 3 LE 105 Fall
LE 221 Evidence, Procedure, and Criminal Investigations 3 LE 122 Spring
LE 223 Controlled Substances: Identification and Investigation 3 Spring
LE 280 Police Ethics 3 LE 209 Fall
PE 100 Physical Conditioning 3 Spring
Non-Course Requirement EMS-First Responder □ Met □ Not Met
POST Skills Training (Hibbing Community College) Required to quality for MN Peace Officers Exam 12 credits
Total= 63 Credits

Please note that some of the pre-req’s may be completed based on competency.