Fall 2014 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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, and future trends for law enforcement. Students will explore the components of the American justice system, including law enforcement, courts, and correctional services with an emphasis on ethics and leadership.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Bates              FLC MAIN FL5 211         15415 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Harvey             FLC MAIN FL5 211         18749 Textbook


ADMJ 301    Investigative Report Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a study of the techniques of preparing written investigative reports in a clear, comprehensive, concise, and logical manner. Emphasis is placed on administration of justice terminology, use of English and organization of information, note taking and report writing, and presentation of testimony in court.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC B.Bradshaw           Off Campus RCC 11        15596 
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ADMJ 302    Community Relations: Multicultural Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to UC/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. The course addresses the role that race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class, culture and the criminal justice professional play in shaping these relationships. The course examines new strategies, skills, tools, and cultural knowledge necessary for personnel engaged in all aspects of the criminal justice system. Special topics include the impact that terrorism and the need for homeland security have changed the dynamics of police community relations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Krohn              El Dorado EDC A214       15806 
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ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the philosophy, history 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. This course utilizes case studies to introduce students to criminal law and the classification of crimes against persons, property, morals, and public welfare. The course will also include some discussion of the U.S. Constitution, prosecution and defense decision making, criminal culpability, and defenses to crimes. (C-ID AJ 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Rinek              FLC MAIN FL5 211         15416 
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ADMJ 323    Legal Aspects of Evidence    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the constitutional foundation of the rules of evidence as applied in "U.S." law. Emphasis is placed on the types of evidence and the laws governing admissibility of evidence in criminal proceedings. (C-ID AJ 124)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Bettencourt        FLC MAIN FL5 211         15562 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Hopkins            Off Campus RCC 15        18765 Textbook


ADMJ 330    Criminal Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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. (C-ID AJ 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC T.Davis              FLC MAIN FL5 211         15417 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Scott              FLC MAIN FL5 211         15667 Textbook


ADMJ 370    Illegal Drugs - Identification and Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The study of current drugs of abuse will include identification, street terminology, pricing, packaging, methods of use, duration of effect, addiction, history, and recognizing persons under the influence. The course also examines current laws and law enforcement agency functions, including search and seizure, search warrants, enforcement trends, ethics and leadership, and treatment programs versus incarceration. This course will also study several high profile drug traffickers who have been incarcerated.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC N.Steele             FLC MAIN FL5 211         15418 
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ADMJ 495    Independent Studies in Administration of Justice    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Krohn              FLC MAIN FLCTBA          20271 
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ADMJ 498    Work Experience in Administration of Justice    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to the administration of justice/criminal justice field. Students are advised to consult with the Administration of Justice Department to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 316 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill 16 hours of class time and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15085 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 104; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15651 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207; Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 104; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Kristi Church at churchk@flc.losrios.edu to reserve the date and time of the orientation you will be attending.

TBA       TBA             LAB P.Kelkar             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15086 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the two class orientations, which are scheduled for Thursday, August 28, 7:00pm-9:00pm in RCC 8 and Friday, August 29, 10:00am-12:00pm in RCC 11. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu


W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15063 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: January 6, 2015