Criminal Justice Law Enforcement

Associate in Science

Law enforcement professionals help protect the people, property and resources of our nation. Want to be a part of that team? Our program provides students with the knowledge to gain entry into a variety of law enforcement careers such as police officers, park rangers, sheriff deputies, U.S. Border Patrol agents, U.S. Marshalls and TSA agents. Studies include forensic investigations, criminal investigations and basic knowledge of the criminal court system.

Our Law Enforcement option prepares students for advanced studies or specialization at a 4-year institution. Students who obtain an Associate’s Degree may pursue careers such as, but not limited to, corrections officer, criminal investigator, forensic science technician, police officer and security guard.

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    "I would recommend Salem Community College to others because it is such a smooth transition from high school into a college career with the exception of being able to live on campus."

    -- Amanda Newmuis, graduating class of 2019

    Students have successfully transferred to:

    • Rowan University
    • Rutgers University
    • Stockton University
    • Wilmington University
    FIRST SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    BIO101 or BIO103 General Biology I or Environmental Science I 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
    CRJ101 Introduction to Law Enforcement 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    CRJ103 Principles of Law Enforcement 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    ENG101 English Composition I 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    Subtotal: $3,172.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    SECOND SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    BIO102 or BIO104 General Biology II or Environmental Science II 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
    CRJ112 Criminology 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    ENG102 English Composition II 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    POL221 Public Administration 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    PSY101 General Psychology 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    Subtotal: $3,172.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    THIRD SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    CRJ208 Criminal and Correctional Law 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    ENG202 Introduction to Speech Communication 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    ETH200 Ethics in the Modern World 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    MAT134 Contemporary Mathematics 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    POL102 American Government 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    Subtotal: $3,040.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    FOURTH SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    BIO140 Forensic Science 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
    CRJ206 Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    CRJ250 Police Services 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    CRJ255 Criminal Justice Seminar 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
    Subtotal: $2,602.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    Total Program Cost: $11,986.00*

    * - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.
    ** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.