2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 02, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Law Enforcement Science, AAS

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Satisfactory completion of the Law Enforcement Science Program rewards the student with an AAS degree and the opportunity to become a Certified Law Enforcement Officer in South Dakota. Students are expected to conduct themselves professionally on and off campus. Employment opportunities include entry-level positions in law enforcement and private security firms. The first year of study focuses on basic skills development and an overview of the law enforcement system. The second year of training is more specialized with students taking advanced law enforcement courses.

Background checks and drug screenings are required for this program.

TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS: This degree is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech IT Support Center.

Program Curriculum | 71 Credits Minimum

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Requirements: Achievement of a “C” or better for all LE courses. Overall GPA must be a 2.0 to graduate.

Students entering a program in any semester other than outlined may not graduate in the expected amount of time.

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