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Law Enforcement Administrative Professional

20-106-12 Certificate (C) 14 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they 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.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
Effective Business Practice
10-106-118
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Focuses on business soft skills to provide students with the ability to conduct themselves in the business world with confidence.
Business Presentation Techniques
10-106-178
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Develops skills to prepare, support, and facilitate effective business presentations. Students develop skills to present themselves and design powerful in-person and virtual presentations.
Criminal Justice System
10-504-204
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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.
Coreq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Sent) >= 18 OR completion of appropriate Program Prep course(s); A.C.E. (94900315) for Criminal Justice and Security & Asset students only
Professional Business Writing
10-106-116
2Credit
36
72
36 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class. Focuses on spelling, grammar, and punctuation as applied to business documents in both print and digital mediums. Students will develop skills to write professional content for specific business documents.
Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR not pursuing a degree; Coreq: 10106103 OR 10106114 OR 10160100
Select a total of 3 credits from these options
Business Law 1
10-102-103
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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
2Credit
54
54
54 hours in class and estimate 54 hours outside of class. Focuses on social and business web tools and components. Students will develop skills to create engaging content for the web.
Accounting, Principles of
10-101-107
3Credit
72
90
72 hours in class and estimate 90 hours outside of class. 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.
Trends for Administrative Professionals in Law Enforcement
10-106-122
1Credit
18
36
18 hours in class and estimate 36 hours outside of class. 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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