Overview

The Associate of Technical Studies degree program in Law Enforcement is for individuals currently working in law enforcement who want to qualify for advancement within their field. The ATSLE provides an opportunity for certified Ohio police/peace officers to obtain an associate’s degree.

To enroll in this program, students must have a certificate in basic peace officer training issued by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy or equivalent state/federal law enforcement training. The OPOTA certificate is equivalent to 16 credit hours toward the associate’s degree. Training must be approved by the Program Chair.

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Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Advance within a law enforcement organization

Curriculum

Effective 2020-2021 academic year

Law Enforcement (ATSLE)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
PST 150 Law Enforcement Studies: Advanced Standing ( T) 16 0 16
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B) 1 0 1
Semester 2
MAT 130 Intermediate Algebra for Statistics ( G) 4
SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology ( T) 3 0 3
CULT 105 Issues in Human Diversity ( B) 3 0 3
COMM 110 Public Speaking ( B) 3 0 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G) 3 0 3
Semester 3
MGT 101 Principles of Management ( B) 3 0 3
PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology ( G) 3 0 3
ACC 101 Financial Accounting ( T) 2 2 3
MGT 105 Human Resource Management ( B) 3 0 3
Semester 4
PHI 110 Ethics ( G) 3 0 3
LBR 105 Introduction to Labor and Employee Relations ( B) 3 0 3
ACC 102 Managerial Accounting ( T) 2 2 3
MGT 220 Leadership ( T) 3 0 3
MGT 110 Employee Compensation and Benefits ( T) 3 0 3
Total Credits: 57 4 63

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100 College Success Strategies: Overview 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies: Overview and Application 2
FYE 110 College Success Strategies: Practice and Application 3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.

G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number -- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

• This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
• The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

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