Spring 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: CSU Area D8
Course Transferable to 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC S.Segura             Off Campus McClellan     32936 
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TTh       08:00AM-09:20AM LEC J.Manduca            Off Campus McClellan     32937 Textbook


ADMJ 304    Juvenile Delinquency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Powers             Off Campus McClellan     32938 
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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: CSU Area D8
Course Transferable to 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, Jan 16-May 19
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Smith              Off Campus McClellan     32939 
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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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:30AM-10:50AM LEC P.Conrad             Off Campus McClellan     33032 
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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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Riley              Off Campus McClellan     33031 
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Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010