Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the characteristics of the American criminal justice system. Emphasis is placed on examining due process, U.S. Constitutional Rights, criminal activity, crime causation, domestic and international criminal threats, law enforcement response to criminal activity, future law enforcement trends, components of the American justice system, courts and correctional services with an emphasis on ethics and leadership.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC S.Segura             Off Campus McClellan     30473 
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TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Manduca            Off Campus McClellan     30476 Textbook


ADMJ 302    Community Relations: Multicultural Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) ; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the institutions of the justice system in addressing crime and conflict with an emphasis on the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse, multicultural population. It addresses the role that race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class, culture and the criminal justice professional play in shaping these relationships. It also examines new strategies, skills, tools, and cultural knowledge necessary for personnel engaged in all aspects of the criminal justice system. Special topics include how terrorism and the need for homeland security have changed the dynamics of police community relations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC C.Gorre              Off Campus McClellan     30475 
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ADMJ 304    Juvenile Delinquency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D0
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines juvenile delinquency from a variety of perspectives, including the concept of delinquency, theories of delinquency, social, community, and environmental influences on delinquency and the juvenile justice system (past and present). An overview of adolescent problems and current approaches being utilized to confront these problems is discussed. It examines a variety of the causes of juvenile delinquency, as well as suggestions for the treatment of delinquency at both the state and local levels. It also examines the nature and extent of delinquency with relation to gender differences, family dynamics, peer and gang groups, schools, drug use, and the juvenile justice courts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Powers             Off Campus McClellan     30480 
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ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D8
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the philosophy and structure of criminal law in the United States. Special emphasis is placed on the classification of crime, the general elements of crime, the definitions of common and statutory law, and the nature of acceptable evidence. It utilizes case studies to introduce students to criminal law and the classification of crimes against persons, property, morals, and public welfare. It also includes discussion of prosecution and defense decision making, criminal culpability, and defenses to crimes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC P.Kraft              Off Campus McClellan     30474 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Fiorini            Off Campus McClellan     30481 Textbook


ADMJ 322    Criminal Procedures    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an in-depth study of criminal procedures used to enforce substantive law at both the federal and state level. Every step of the criminal process, from arrest to appeal, is thoroughly explored.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Galbraith          Off Campus McClellan     30483 
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ADMJ 323    Legal Aspects of Evidence    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the origins, development, philosophy, and constitutional foundations of the rules of evidence as applied in United States law. Emphasis is placed on the types of evidence and the laws governing admissibility of evidence into criminal procedures. Topics include search and seizure, hearsay evidence, witness competency, direct and circumstantial evidence.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Smith              Off Campus McClellan     30482 
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ADMJ 330    Criminal Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to basic investigative responsibilities and procedures as applied to criminal investigations. Topics include crime scene management, forensic and physical evidence handling, search and seizure, property crimes, violent crimes, organized criminal enterprises, gangs, and domestic and international terrorist organizations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC P.Conrad             Off Campus McClellan     30478 
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ADMJ 331    Patrol Procedures    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the early development and present-day role of patrol operations and techniques used by local law enforcement agencies. Major topics include community policing, effective patrol strategies, gang awareness, and key factors affecting deployment of patrol resources, such as community involvement and meeting department objectives.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC J.Manduca            Off Campus McClellan     30477 
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ADMJ 340    Introduction to Correctional Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the history and trends of adult and juvenile corrections including probation and parole. It focuses on the legal issues, specific laws, and general operation of correctional institutions. The relationship between corrections and other components of the judicial system is examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC L.Riley              Off Campus McClellan     30479 
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Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010