Drury University’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Law Enforcement with a Leadership Concentration is designed to prepare new and veteran law enforcement personnel with theoretical and practical knowledge of current investigative and procedural techniques, in addition to developing effective communication and leadership skills.
This degree prepares graduates for a successful rewarding career in local, state, and federal justice systems. Our degree program is specifically designed for the working professional. The B.S. in Law Enforcement can be completed through a combination of evening, online, and blended courses.
Students should complete all 100- and 200-level requirements before accumulating 60 credit hours (junior status).
The law enforcement major requires 45 hours of coursework in the following distribution:
CRIM 102: Introduction to Criminology
CRIM 221: Victimology
BSCI 274: Statistical Foundations for Behavioral Sciences
CRIM 301: Principles of Forensic Science
CRIM 332: Juvenile Delinquency
CRIM 340: Case Preparation
CRIM 351: Legal Aspects I
CRIM 360: Judicial Process
LDST 250: Financial Basics for Leaders
COMM 433: Strategic Writing for Advertising & Public Relations
GLST 493: Ethical Issues in a Global Society
Choose three of the following courses:
Drury awards semester hours credit for satisfactory completion of an approved police academy program.
General Education Courses
Students must take the following courses as part of general education requirements:
Choose one of the following: