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Law Enforcement Course Sequences

See the classes you should take to complete your Law Enforcement certificate or degree.

Law Enforcement Certificate or Degree Course Sequences

Getting Started

The first step to entering these programs is to take part in an assessment process, which includes taking the college’s free placement test and meeting with Chemeketa’s Advising and First Year Programs staff. You may need to complete program entry requirements.

Your advisor will help you develop an individualized program of study.

Entry Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CA121A Keyboarding A (if less than 25 wpm) 1
CJ103

Program Application and Employment Standards*

1
MTH020 Basic Mathematics 4
RD090 College Textbook Reading 3
WR115 Introduction to Composition 4 or
WR088 Introduction to Technical Writing 1 3

Additionally, students entering the Law Enforcement degree program must successfully complete the Oregon Physical Abilities Test (Or-PAT)

If you have questions about the requirements, call 503.399.5163. Failure to be assessed may delay your entry into program classes.

Be sure to review the catalog for important information about program outcomes and other details not found in this listing.

See course descriptions for more information about your classes.

Basic Law Enforcement Certificate

General Education Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
COMM115 Introduction to Intercultural Communication 4
MTH060 Introductory Algebra (or higher) 4
PE185PA Personal Defense, Beginning 1 or
PE185ES Tactical Athlete 1 or
CJ104A CJ Personal Defense-Beginning 1 and
CJ104B CJ Personal Defense-Intermediate 1 and
CJ104C CJ Personal Defense-Advanced 1
PSY201 Psychology: Mind and Body (or higher) 4
WR121 Academic Composition 4

 

Core Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CJ100  Survey of the Criminal Justice System 3
CJ101 Criminology 3
CJ110 Law Enforcement 3
CJ112 Field Operations and Patrol Procedures 3
CJ203 Crisis Intervention Seminar 3
CJ210 Criminal Investigations 1: Crimes vs. Persons 3
CJ226 Constitutional Law 3

Law Enforcement Degree

General Education Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CIS101 Computing Concepts (or higher) 3 or
BA131 Business Computing 4 or
CS200 Beginning Computing 3
COMM115 Intercultural Communication (or higher) 4
HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life 3
MTH060 Introductory Algebra+ (or higher) 4
PSY201 Psychology: Mind and Body (or higher) 4
WR121 Academic Composition 4
  Physical Education electives* 2 or
HPE 295 Health and Fitness for Life 3

 

Core Requirements
CourseTitleCredit Hours
CJ100 Survey of the Criminal Justice System 3
CJ101 Criminology 3
CJ112 Field Operations and Patrol Procedures 3
CJ134 Search/Contraband/Restraints 2
CJ146 Officer Survival Mindset 3
CJ203 Crisis Intervention Seminar 3
CJ210 Criminal Investigations 1: Crimes vs. Persons 3
CJ211 Property Crimes: Behavior and Evidence 3
CJ212 Police Report Writing 3
CJ217 Interviewing and Interrogation in Criminal Justice 3
CJ224 Missing and Abducted Children 2
CJ226 Constitutional Law 3
CJ255 Oral Boards and Multi-Assessment 2
CJ261 Law Enforcement Related Experience 1 3
CJ262 Law Enforcement Related Experience 2 3
CJ263 Law Enforcement Related Experience 3 3
CJ264 Law Enforcement Related Experience 4 3
CJ265 Law Enforcement Related Experience 5 3
CJ266 Law Enforcement Related Experience 6 3
CJ269 Police Ethics and Professional Conduct 3
CJ270 Crime Victim Advocacy 2
CJ272  Recognizing Child Molesters 3
  Law Enforcement electives 12

 *Physical Education electives: Choose any PE185 courses and/or CJ104A, B, or C.
**Law Enforcement electives: Choose any CJ courses not required within the program.