This program provides you with classroom, laboratory, and hands-on training as preparation for entry into law enforcement.
You are prepared for positions in law enforcement as well as with private security, corrections, juvenile work, and private investigations. Positions available greatly exceed the number of graduates from the program.
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Estimated Program Costs
In-state tuition and fees: $13,824.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,896.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester
* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
Western Iowa Tech Community College has articulation agreements with many four-year colleges and universities in the region. Most or all of this degree is accepted by the four-year schools listed below, which means you can continue your education and earn a bachelor's degree. Admissions criteria vary slightly for each school. It is important to talk to your admissions advisor right away to select transferrable classes.
Required Classes for Police Science Technology | AAS
|SDV 108||The College Experience||1|
|CRJ 100||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CRJ 113||Field Strategies||3|
|CRJ 133||Constitutional Criminal Procedure||3|
|CRJ 140||Criminal Investigation||1|
|CRJ 201||Juvenile Delinquency||3|
|PEA 148||Physical Fitness I||2|
|PSY 111||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|CRJ 101||Ethics in Criminal Justice||3|
|CRJ 139||Mental Health First Aid||1|
|CRJ 150||Defensive Tactics||1|
|CRJ 215||Law Enforcement Management||2|
|CRJ 262||Fingerprint Technology||2|
|MAT 772||Applied Math||3|
|SPC 122||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|CRJ 120||Introduction to Corrections||3|
|CRJ 144||Police Photography||2|
|CRJ 217||Selective Drug Enforcement||2|
|CRJ 253||Basic Firearms||3|
|CRJ 280||Police Science Practicum I||2|
|EMS 114||Emergency Medical Responder||2|
|CRJ 110||Patrol Procedures||3|
|CRJ 131||Criminal Law and Procedure||3|
|CRJ 242||Applied Criminalistics||3|
|CRJ 243||Traffic Collision Investigation||2|
|CRJ 255||Advanced Firearms||3|
|CRJ 281||Police Science Practicum II||2|
|CRJ 235||Traffic Law||2|