About This Program The Law Enforcement specialization of the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice prepares students for a career in law enforcement. Students gain crucial knowledge in areas of particular interest to law enforcement agencies that include police operations and administration, community policing and law enforcement management. Career Opportunities A Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice specializing in Law Enforcement can lead to the following career paths: Parole/Probation Officer (Adult or Juvenile) Police Officer (State, County or Local) Fish and Game Warden Bailiff OR as an agent with a variety of federal agencies like FBI, DEA, ATF, Secret Service, US Marshals and Immigrations & Customs Enforcement Course Format Salem offers undergraduate and graduate programs of study with continuous enrollment via distance education or on ground at our Salem, West Virginia campus. Courses are delivered in a monthly format (4-weeks) and completed on ground, online, or through a blended approach that uses both delivery methods. Online courses are structured to work within the constraints of full- time employment, allowing you to earn your degree with minimum disruption to your busy schedule. Traditional on ground programs of study are available for campus residents and commuter students. Course Numbers/Names The Criminal Justice degree program consists of the following core courses: CJU205 Criminal Law CJU210 Criminal Evidence and Constitutional Procedure CJU230 Criminal Investigation and Forensics CJU233 Crisis Intervention CJU242 Domestic Violence CJU270 Terrorism CJU405 Constitutional Law CJU408 Criminal Justice Research and Statistics CJU440 Ethics in Criminal Justice CJU499 Capstone In addition to the core courses, students in the Law Enforcement specialization will take: CJU215 – Police Operations CJU235 – Security CJU300 – Police Administration CJU315 – Patrol and Community Policing CJU449 – Criminal Justice Management OR CJU450 – Special Topics Admission Requirements Admission to Salem is open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability/disability. Anyone wishing to attend Salem can obtain the necessary application from the Office of Admissions or online from our website at www.salemu.edu. The completed application should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at the earliest possible date. The University admits students on a rolling, monthly start basis. Acceptance is within the discretion of Salem University; some programs have additional admissions requirements.