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Law Enforcement Leadership

Develop and apply skills to advance as individuals both professionally and personally. 

Law Enforcement Leadership

Bachelor of Applied Science

Leadership is an immersive and empowering process. In this option, the student will learn to manage and lead successfully within public and government organizations. For those students in criminal justice and law enforcement organizations, this option provides an opportunity to develop and apply skills to advance as individuals both professionally and personally. The curriculum offers practical and active learning strategies needed to encourage growth in individuals and teams.

Law Enforcement Leadership is a degree option of the Organizational Management and Leadership Bachelor of Applied Science degree.

Course Number Course Credits
CRMJ 3030Liability and Risk Management3
CRMJ 3100Politics of Law Enforcement3
CRMJ 4010Community Policing and Public Trust3
CRMJ 4030Crisis Communication and Public Relations3
CRMJ 4130Leadership and Management in the Criminal Justice System3
Lower-Level Requirements
Course Number Course Credits
IMGT 2400Intro to Information Management3
MDIA 3050New Media Ethics3
MGT 3415Applied Human Resources Management3
PSYC 1000General Psychology4
STAT 2000Statistics and the World3
General Electives  
*General Electives: Students must obtain approval from the faculty advisor for any courses taken to complete the requirements in this section.

Upper-Level Requirements

Course Number Course Credits
COMM 4050Communication and Conflict3
MGT 3000Financial Analysis Budgeting3
MGT 3005Foundations of Leadership3
MGT 3010Personal Leadership3
MGT 3110Business Ethics3
MGT 3210Management and Organization3
MGT 4005Leading Others3
MGT 4020Innovation Management3
MGT 4410Innovative Change Leadership3
MGT 4390Mgmt and Leadership Capstone3
PSYC 3110Cross Cultural Psychology3
PSYC 3200Industrial Organizational Psychology3
Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC. 
Writing Level I (WR1)3 credits
Writing Level II (WR2)

3 credits

American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000)

3 credits
MATH/APPM3 credits
ORAL6 credits
SOC(in program)
UNST1 credits

Gen Ed Electives*

5 credits

*Gen Ed Electives: With approval by faculty advisor, student may choose a combination of courses with a general education designator to complete the requirements of this section.

Total Credit Hours: 120

More Information

Three ways to take classes:
    • A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for completion of the BAS degree.
    • A minimum of 30 general education credit hours is required for completion of the BAS degree.
    • A minimum of 40 credit hours of upper-division (3000-4000 level) coursework is required for the BAS degree.

    Current Law Enforcement Professionals may be able to use Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and Law Enforcement Academy courses to satisfy some LEL requirements or electives. These training transcripts must be sent to the CWC Registrar for evaluation.

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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

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Todd Byerly

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