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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Law Enforcement Administration, (B.P.S)


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Advising guidelines for the Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degree with a concentration in Law Enforcement Administration are designed for experienced law enforcement professionals who wish to further their careers by completing a program of study designed to increase their skills in management, organizational relations, and communication; their knowledge of the contexts within which law enforcement administration fits; their understanding of workplace issues that can affect productivity; and their ability to manage diversity in the workforce. In most cases, candidates for this degree program will be active duty or retired law enforcement officers at the municipal, county, or state levels, though military police and, in certain circumstances, those whose experience is in private security are eligible as well.

General Education (35-41 hours)


See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour History General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the History requirement.

Coordinated Study (58 hours)


Pre Assessed Credit (10 hours)


A minimum of 10 hours of pre assessed experiential learning work from a POST certified training academy or Military MP training will be accepted with proper documentation. The 10 hours will be applied to the Coordinated Study.

Note


*CJ 372 Mass Media and the Police, taken at the FBI National Academy and transferred from The University of Virginia, will be accepted in place of this course.

Decision-Making (6 hours)


Select one course from Group A and one from Group B

Note

*CJ 571 Applied Research Methods in Law Enforcement, taken at the FBI National Academy and transferred from The University of Virginia, will substitute for one of these courses.

Note


*CJ 360 Overview of Criminal and Community Behavior, taken at the FBI National Academy and transferred from The University of Virginia, will substitute for one of these courses.

Public Policy Issues (6 hours)


Select two courses:

Note


*CJ 462 Applied Criminal Psychology, taken at the FBI National Academy and transferred from The University of Virginia, will substitute for one of these courses.

Thematic Studies (6 hours)


Senior Project (3 hours)


Electives


May be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120 with a minimum of 42 upper-division hours.

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