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Law Enforcement Administrative Professional

20-106-12 Certificate (C) 16 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

Prepare for an administrative support position in a law enforcement agency with this certificate program. You’ll learn or improve skills covering written and oral communication, critical thinking and office fundamentals geared specifically to a police department. This flexible program allows you to progress at your own speed with online courses.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Business Writing and Formatting
10-106-108
3
Focuses on development of spelling, grammar, punctuation and formatting rules as applied to business documents in both print and digital mediums.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/English) >= 18 OR Program Prep OR not pursuing a degree.
Effective Business Practice
10-106-118
3
Provides hands-on experience and practice using a variety of business communication techniques providing students with knowledge, poise, tact and the skills to conduct themselves in the business world with confidence. Included in the course is The 7 Habits developed by Stephen Covey.
Business Relationship Development
10-106-160
2
Provides students with opportunity to develop and analyze networking and business relationships. Includes examination of the networking process, tools to facilitate and enhance networking opportunities and networking communication development.
Office Fundamentals
10-106-166
3
Focuses on the development of fundamental office skills. Students will gain skill in general office duties, records retention and maintenance, application of office technologies, verbal and written communication, and customer service.
Critical Thinking for Business Professionals
10-106-190
2
Critical thinking and sound decision making skills are essential in today’s dynamic business environment. Learn to interact and communicate effectively with people, research and analyze data for business decision making purposes, apply business ethics, and harness the power of business technology to become a well-rounded business professional.
Coreq: Office Fundamentals (10106166) AND active Admin. Professional students only; this corequisite doesn't impact any other program or PPD students
Select a total of 3 credits from these options
Business Law 1
10-102-103
3
Introduces legal principles and standard business law concepts and their implications for business. It emphasizes contracts, sales, commercial paper, bailment, agency and real property, with references to the Uniform Commercial Code and recent consumer legislation.
Web Technologies
10-106-101
2
Provides a basic understanding of the Web as well as the tools used to create Web pages, blogs and other features. Reviews social and business Web tools and components. Basic computer hardware and software will also be explored.
Accounting, Principles of
10-101-107
3
Introduces basic concepts and general principles of accounting to non-accounting students. Topics include financial statements, merchandising accounting for cash, inventory, payroll, budgeting and accounting software.
Presentation and Training Techniques
10-106-178
3
Develops the skills necessary to prepare, support and facilitate business presentations and training programs.
Criminal Justice System
10-504-204
3
Distinguish the roles of courts and law enforcement agencies; identify the purpose of law enforcement in American society; describe how professionalism and ethics relate to law enforcement; understand crime in America; explain basic aspects of criminal law; gain an understanding of sentencing of offenders as it relates to prison and jails; compare adult and juvenile justice.
Prereq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Sent) >= 18 OR completion of appropriate Program Prep course(s); Coreq: A.C.E. (94900315) for Criminal Justice and Security & Asset students only
Trends for Administrative Professionals in Law Enforcement
10-106-122
1
Learn about the newest trends in law enforcement and the impact on the role of the administrative professional. Students will use their critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving skills to further their career.

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