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Law Enforcement (ATSLE)


The Associate of Technical Studies degree program in Law Enforcement is for individuals currently working in law enforcement who want to qualify for advancement within their field. The ATSLE provides an opportunity for certified Ohio police/peace officers to obtain an associate’s degree.

To enroll in this program, students must have a certificate in basic peace officer training issued by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy or equivalent state/federal law enforcement training. The OPOTA certificate is equivalent to 16 credit hours toward the associate’s degree. Training must be approved by the Program Chair.

Program Code



Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Advance within a law enforcement organization


Effective 2018-2019 academic year

Law Enforcement (ATSLE)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
PST 150Law Enforcement Studies: Advanced Standing ( T) 16016
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
Semester 2  
MAT 130Intermediate Algebra for Statistics ( G)   4
SOC 105Introduction to Sociology ( T) 303
CULT 105Issues in Human Diversity ( B) 303
COMM 110Public Speaking ( B) 303
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)  303
Semester 3  
MGT 101Principles of Management ( B) 303
PSY 110Introduction to Psychology ( G) 303
ACC 101Financial Accounting ( T) 223
MGT 105Human Resource Management ( B) 303
Semester 4  
PHI 110Ethics ( G) 303
LBR 105Introduction to Labor and Employee Relations ( B) 303
ACC 102Managerial Accounting ( T) 223
MGT 220Leadership ( T) 303
MGT 110Employee Compensation and Benefits ( T) 303
Total Credits:  57463


First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Writing about Literature3
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum


Program Chair
Thomas Bauer
(513) 569-1711
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