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hcc catalogue '11-'12

Social Sciences Programs of Study

Police Science 
A.A.S. Degree Program (Career)
For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division–Room ST-149–443-518-1620.
The Police Science A.A.S. degree prepares graduates to function as entry-level police officers with the Howard County Police Department. The curriculum is a partnership between Howard Community College and the Howard County Police Department, and is designated specifically for recruits employed by the Howard County Police Department. Police recruits will complete 22-24 credits of required general education and 39 credits of police science courses in the Police Academy program run by the Howard County Police Department in accordance with the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC) standards.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 LiteratureSPCH-110 Interpersonal Communication3
Social SciencesSOCI-102 Social Problems3
ScienceBIOL-105 Environmental Science3
 BIOL-115 Environmental Science Lab1
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryCMSY-126 Introduction to the Internet1
 HEED-106 Introduction to Stress Management1
 HEED-110 Introduction to Personal Wellness1
 HEED-112 First Aid and Safety3
CRIM-101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRIM-110Criminal Investigation3
CRIM-120Patrol Operations3
CRIM-126Motor Vehicle Law and Accident Investigation3
CRIM-128Emergency Vehicle Operations3
CRIM-130Police Defensive Tactics5
CRIM-132Police Arsenal and Procedures5
CRIM-190Criminal Justice Internship I4
CRIM-200Law Enforcement and the Community3
CRIM-201Introduction to Criminal Law3
CRIM-210Criminal Evidence and Procedure3
CFOR-120Computer Forensics Basic Concepts1

hcc catalogue '11-'12

Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST