Conservation Law Enforcement Degree


Conservation Law Enforcement Degree

Conservation Law Enforcement Degree Cost Estimate

The Conservation Law Enforcement degree program allows students to pursue a diverse course of study by taking general courses in science and math, combined with specific courses in environmental resources and criminal justice. Students will learn about the criminal justice system in the U.S., including arrest, trial, incarceration and rehabilitation/release. They will gain knowledge about the duties and functions around various law enforcement agencies.  In addition, students will understand the importance of natural resource management, and apply field-based knowledge and skills to work in a natural environment, including identifying plant, fish, mammal and bird species, and identifying and operating equipment commonly used in natural resource fields.  In addition to course and field work, students will also gain practical, hands-on experience with natural resource and criminal justice professionals, through internships and projects.
Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared for employment as conservation officers, game wardens, forest rangers or park rangers.
Program available in Berlin.
Associate in Science Degree
First Year
Fall Semester Lec Lab Cr
BIOL111W Biology 3 2 4
CRMJ101W Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 0 3
ENGL120W College Composition 4 0 4
HUMA120W Environmental Issues 3 0 3
Semester Total 13 2 14
Spring Semester Lec Lab Cr
ENGL211W Professional Writing 3 0 3
ENVS110W Introduction to Environmental Science 3 2 4
FRST205W Forestry Resources 3 2 4
MATH214W Statistics 4 0 4
PHYS122W Forensic Science 3 2 4
  Semester Total 16 6 19
  Total Credits for Year     33
Second Year
Fall Semester Lec Lab Cr
CHEM113W Environmental Sampling and Analysis 3 2 4
ENVS205W Conservation Biology 3 2 4
HUMA212W Legal and Ethical Issues 3 0 3
  Humanities 3 0 3
  Liberal Arts* 3 0 3
  Semester Total 15 4 17
Spring Semester Lec Lab Cr
CRMJ270W Criminal Justice Internship 0 9 3
ENVS208W Conservation Law Project 1 4 3
GEOL112W Geology and Soils 3 2 4
  Social Science 3 0 3
  Semester Total 7 15 13
  Total Credits for Year     30
  Total for A.S. Degree     63

*Fine Arts Elective is recommended for transferability

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