The Criminal Justice/Police Science Alignment was approved by the Kansas Board of Regents on December 15, 2011.
Colleges are granted one year from the approval date to implement the alignment.
State Business and Industry Committee Recommendation:
The committee requested that community colleges focus their curriculum on general education courses tailored to law enforcement. Specifically they highlighted the need for: reading comprehension, problem-solving, oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, critical thinking, ethics, constitutional law, keyboarding, and observational skills.