Allied Health

Arts, Business & Science

Engineering and Information Technology

Hospitality

Natural Resources

Nursing

Public Safety Services

Programs

Collapse Expand Allied Health
Collapse Expand Arts, Business & Science
Collapse Expand Engineering and Information Technology
Collapse Expand Hospitality
Collapse Expand Natural Resources
Collapse Expand Nursing
Collapse Expand Public Safety Services
Banner image
  • Send Page to Friend
  • Print This Page

Natural Resources Law Enforcement

Program


Associate of Applied Science in Natural Resources Law Enforcement

The Natural Resources Law Enforcement program prepares you for emergency service and visitor assistance careers in the natural resources field. The program is designed to teach the skills necessary to protect life and resources from harm in federal, state, local, and privately-held parklands, natural areas, recreational sites, and managed resource areas. Rangers frequently engage in law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency medicine, fire fighting, visitor and user assistance, resource management and education.

Program Outcomes


The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Applied Science in Natural Resources Law Enforcement program:

  • Exhibits a professional, personal and ethical lifestyle consistent with law enforcement standards;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the laws of arrest, search and seizure;
  • Meets or exceeds fitness standards at local, state and federal agencies;
  • Demonstrates basic skills related to investigation and evidence processing;
  • Listens and communicates effectively (written and oral) internally and externally;
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of natural resources technical skills; and,
  • Applies administrative, leadership and management skills.

Curriculum

HOCKING COLLEGE

Associate of Applied Science in Natural Resources Law Enforcement

Course of Study

For students entering May 2014


COURSE NO.FIRST SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
BIOS-1109Dendrology2.003.003.00$55.00
NRLW-1107NR Information Technology and Equipment Operation2.003.003.00$90.00
NRLW-1100Introduction to NR Law Enforcement0.501.501.00$225.00
GS-1000HC Cornerstone1.000.001.00$40.00
NRLW-1101NR Law Fitness0.003.001.00$50.00
ENGL-1122English Composition I3.000.003.00$40.00
MATH-1108Intermediate Algebra3.000.003.00$40.00
NRM-1125Map Reading and Interpretation0.003.001.00$45.00
NRM-1110Chain Saw Operations and Maintenance0.501.501.00$200.00
ORNRM-1111Natural Resources Equipment0.501.501.00$200.00
Totals12.0015.0017.00$785.00
 
COURSE NO.SECOND SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
INTP-1121Interpretive Guide Techniques1.004.003.00$150.00
NRLW-1103NR Criminal Law2.003.003.00$70.00
WLM-1156Wildlife Ecology and ID2.000.002.00$10.00
WLM-1156LWildlife Ecology and Identification Lab0.003.001.00$70.00
NRLW-1102NR Law Fitness0.003.001.00$50.00
NRM-1124Rappelling & Vertical Rope Rescue0.501.501.00$200.00
EM-1108CPR & First Aid for Comm. & Workplace0.003.001.00$60.00
ENGL-1152Research Skills1.000.001.00$15.00
***Natural Resources Science Elective0.000.003.00
Totals6.5017.5016.00$625.00
 
COURSE NO.SUMMER SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
NRM-2296Natural Resources Practicum & Seminar1.007.002.00$50.00
Totals1.007.002.00$50.00
 
COURSE NO.THIRD SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
NRLW-2209NR Administration and Management2.000.002.00$40.00
GEO-1102Introduction to GPS1.003.002.00$150.00
WLM-2245Wildlife Techniques2.000.002.00$10.00
WLM-2245LWildlife Techniques Lab0.003.001.00$70.00
FOR-1149Basic Wildland Firefighting1.001.501.50$58.00
NRLW-2101NR Law Fitness0.003.001.00$50.00
NRM-1113Watercraft Operation and Maintenance0.501.501.00$175.00
NRM-1114How to Get Government Jobs0.500.000.50$30.00
***Psychology, Sociology & Humanities0.000.003.00
Totals7.0012.0014.00$583.00
 
COURSE NO.FOURTH SEMESTERClass HoursLab HoursCredit HoursCourse Fee
NRLW-2212Law Enforcemet Mgt. & Operations2.003.003.00$30.00
NRLW-2210Forensic Science/Collection & Preservati (Capstone)2.003.003.00$225.00
WLM-2215Wildlife Management2.000.002.00$10.00
WLM-2215LWildlife Management Lab0.003.001.00$50.00
BIOS-2269Gamefish Identification0.001.500.50$30.00
NRLW-2102NR Law Fitness0.003.001.00$50.00
COMM-1130Speech3.000.003.00$40.00
Totals9.0013.5013.50$435.00

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:ESTIMATED TOTAL COURSE FEES:
62.50$2,478.00

Hocking College reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.

Career Opportunities


Graduates of the Natural Resources Law Enforcement Program are eligible for employment as park rangers at private, local, county, state and federal levels. Job titles may include: park police officer, law enforcement officer, environmental police officer, game protector and river ranger.

Occupation Profile

Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764
877.HOCKING
E-mail