Fall 2015 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2016)
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 and criminology, 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. (C-ID AJ 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Accooe             FLC MAIN FL5 211         15572 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Accooe             FLC MAIN FL5 211         15976 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 22-Dec 17
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC B.Krohn              Off Campus RCC 8         15739 
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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 22-Dec 17
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Krohn              El Dorado EDC A109       15905 
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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 22-Dec 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Rinek              FLC MAIN FL5 211         15573 
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ADMJ 322    Criminal Procedures    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will examine the criminal procedures and how they are applied in the American justice system. Topics will include fundamental concepts of law, exclusionary rule, bail, extradition and rendition. Additional topics will include laws and procedures of arrest, order of trial procedures, motions, writs and appeals, limitations of prosecution, rights of the accused, prosecution and defense strategies, judgment, and sentencing. (C-ID AJ 122)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Hopkins            FLC MAIN FL5 211         18961 
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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 United States 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 22-Dec 17
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Hopkins            Off Campus RCC 8         15977 
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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 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC R.Accooe             FLC MAIN FL5 211         15574 
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ADMJ 333    Computer Crime and Digital Evidence    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 310; Students should have basic computer user skills prior to enrolling in this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce the student to the basic principles of computer crime investigation, including the role of computer devices in various types of criminal activities, computer related criminal law, methods of collecting digital evidence and how digital evidence can assist in solving crimes. The student will learn how to properly perform and document digital evidence collection. The student will learn about court presentation and emerging case law related to computer crimes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Bates              FLC MAIN FL5 211         18962 
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TBA       TBA             LEC A.Bates              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18962 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


ADMJ 340    Introduction to Correctional Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Accooe             FLC MAIN FL5 211         18965 
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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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Collier            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15262 
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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 Monday, August 24, 10:00am-11:30am or Tuesday, August 25, 7:00pm-8:30pm, in RCC 14. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor Anna Domek at domeka@flc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15784 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm 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.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15263 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


TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15240 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 25, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in room EDC-A201, and Friday, August 28, 9:00-11:00 a.m. in room EDC-A214. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at kientzm@flc.losrios.edu.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016