Course Description: Introduces students to professions in law enforcement, security, corrections, and fire and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services. The course provides students with an overview of the skills necessary for careers in law enforcement, fire service, security, and corrections.
Law Enforcement I
Dual Credit Opportunity: Eligible for Technical Dual Credit with Tyler Junior College
Course Description: Overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement. This course includes the role of constitutional law, the United States legal system, criminal law, law enforcement terminology, and the classification and elements of crime.
Law Enforcement II
Corequisite: Correctional Services
Law Enforcement II: Provides the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for a career in law enforcement. This course includes the ethical and legal responsibilities, operation of police and emergency telecommunication equipment, and courtroom testimony.
Correctional Services: Focuses on planning, managing, and providing legal services, public safety, protective services, and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.
Practicum in Emergency
Course Description: Our Emergency Medical Services program is in connection with Tyler Junior College and will train you to provide lifesaving care to the sick and injured on the scene and during emergency transport. The AAS in our EMSP program provides a close-knit community of hardworking healthcare professionals guiding you towards a fulfilling career in emergency medical care. You will be trained to respond to and assess, treat and transport victims of sudden illness or injury. Upon successful completion of the EMSP program, you can apply for certification as an emergency medical technician.