Degrees
Law Enforcement AAS

The Associate of Applied Science, Law Enforcement provides students with introductory knowledge and skills needed for a career in law enforcement.  Completion of this degree is also intended to enhance the promotion and supervision opportunities of an in-service police officer. Police officers who have completed an approved state certified police academy may receive up to 45 articulated credits as approved by the Program Director.

Program Goals

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate in written and oral modes to express knowledge of law enforcement situations.
  2. Employ various thinking strategies to develop well-reasoned judgments in commonly-encountered policing situations.
  3. Identify a given crime, crime classification, and section number utilizing the Annotated Code of Maryland Criminal Law digest and proper investigative techniques. 
  4. Demonstrate acceptable practical skills required for an entry-level police officer.

Law Enforcement AAS

Program Director: Bill Bergan Phone: 410-386-8211 Email: wbergan@carrollcc.edu The Associate of Applied Science, Law Enforcement provides students with introductory knowledge and skills needed for a career in law enforcement. Completion of this degree is also intended to enhance the promotion and supervision opportunities of an in-service police officer. Police officers who have completed an approved state certified police academy may receive up to 45 articulated credits as approved by the Program Director. This program supports the College's mission to provide high-quality educational opportunities to advance careers.

Law Enforcement Program Requirements

General Education Requirements

General Education Diversity Requirement

  • Take 1 Diversity-designated General Education course: (courses used to satisfy other requirements may also satisfy this requirement)

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