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Butte College 2016-2017 Catalog. Program details:

Law Enforcement Academy - Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis

Career/Technical
AS Degree in Law Enforcement Academy - Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis
Certificate of Achievement in Law Enforcement Academy - Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis

Law Enforcement Academy - Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis Program
www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/publicsafety/
Mike Maloney, Director (530) 879-4349
Department Office: AHPS 144 (530) 895-2401
Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378

About the Program
The Law Enforcement Academy program (Fish and Game emphasis) is designed to prepare students to meet entry-level requirements for jobs in the law enforcement profession. The curriculum has sufficient breadth to allow students to pursue a career in a variety of agencies. This academy also emphasizes laws and regulations regularly enforced by the Department of Fish and Game.
Programs can be arranged in any of the following ways:

Associate Degree Program: Employable skills are developed in conjunction with General Education.

Certificate of Achievement Program: Virtually all course work is closely associated with entering employment.

Career Opportunities
Careers in law enforcement are constantly open statewide. Satisfactory completion of the Butte College Basic Law Enforcement Academy with a Fish and Game emphasis qualifies graduates to apply for these positions.

The California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training designates 42 areas of law enforcement instruction designed to prepare academy graduates for entry-level law enforcement positions.




Gainful Employment Information
Certificate of Achievement in Law Enforcement Academy - Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis:
www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/1797000CA.html

Admission to the Program
Admission to the program requires a minimum college cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.0.

Students are admitted by special application only. Admission to the program is based on scores on the POST Entry-Level Exam, completing a 1.5 mile run in 15 minutes or less, and other special requirements. Employment information for the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife is available on their website at: www.dfg.ca.gov/enforcement/academy.aspx.

For more information about the Butte College Law Enforcement Academy-Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis, and to apply for admission to the program, please go to our website at: www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/publicsafety/fish_game.html

To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed at the beginning of the Career and Technical Education Programs section of that catalog.

Note that some courses have a prerequisite (P), corequisite (C), or both (P/C). Prerequisites and corequisites are listed within each course description in that catalog.


AS Degree in Law Enforcement Academy - Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Meet or exceed the requirements as set forth by Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) for California peace officer training.
  • Demonstrate, through written exams, crime scene scenario testing and manipulative skills, core competencies as mandated by P.O.S.T.
  • Demonstrate, through written exams, crime scene scenario testing and manipulative skills, core competencies as mandated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Required courses for the major: 50 Units



Certificate of Achievement in Law Enforcement Academy - Basic/Fish and Game Emphasis 50 Units

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Meet or exceed the requirements as set forth by Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) for California peace officer training.
  • Demonstrate, through written exams, crime scene scenario testing and manipulative skills, core competencies as mandated by P.O.S.T.
  • Demonstrate, through written exams, crime scene scenario testing and manipulative skills, core competencies as mandated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Required courses for the certificate:

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