Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Law Enforcement, AAS

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CIP 430103 (CJLE)

The Law Enforcement A.A.S. Degree is designed for students who completed or plan to complete Arapahoe Community College’s Law Enforcement Academy and are seeking a career in Law Enforcement. This
program prepares students to be employed in law enforcement at departments requiring a two-year college degree.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College
  • Completion of ACC’s Law Enforcement Academy or permission of the Program Coordinator.
  • Students should have been assessed to be at college-level in English and Mathematics (see Student Resources and Services - Assessment  in this Catalog)
  • Students should have the ability to produce work above the developmental level to be successful in this program. This means students must have ENG 090 and REA 090 or CCR 092 , CCR 093 , or CCR 094  with a grade of “C” or better; or ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills 95+ within the last 5 years.

Program Requirements


PED courses are completed as part of the LEA cohort. Students not yet admitted to LEA must wait to take these courses during LEA

Required Criminal Justice Courses (9 credit hours)


These courses will be completed through ACC’s Law Enforcement Academy. Upon review and permission of the Program Coordinator, successful completion of Law Enforcement Academy at another institution may serve as an equivalent and may be transferred to ACC for course credit.

Total: 61 credit hours

Graduation Requirements

  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation)
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.

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