Spring 2010 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 criminal justice system in the United States. Focus is placed on examining crime measurement, theoretical explanations of crime, response to crime, components of the system, and current challenges to the system.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.DiCicco            FLC MAIN FL5 211         17049 
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ADMJ 301    Applied Reporting Techniques for Criminal Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a study of the techniques of communicating facts, information, and ideas effectively in a simple, clear, and logical manner in the various types of criminal justice system reports: letters, memorandums, directives, and administrative reports. Emphasis will be placed on criminal justice terminology; use of English and organization of information; experience in note taking and report writing; and presentation of testimony in court.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC B.Bradshaw           El Dorado EDC A109       18493 
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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 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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Krohn              FLC MAIN FL5 211         18495 
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ADMJ 308    Crime Scene Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 51 hours LEC ; 9 hours LAB
Description: This course will introduce the student to the basic principles of crime scene investigation, including the primary protection of the crime scene, the principles of physical evidence and how physical evidence can assist in solving crimes. The student will learn how to properly document a crime scene and will examine the relationship between the investigator, the crime scene investigator, and the crime laboratory. A field trip to a crime lab may be required in this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Hess               FLC MAIN FL5 211         18657 
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M         09:10PM-09:40PM LAB P.Hess               FLC MAIN FL5 211           


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Kraft              FLC MAIN FL5 211         17051 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Harvey             El Dorado EDC A214       31765 Textbook


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Hopkins            FLC MAIN FL1 207         18789 
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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 investigative procedures and concepts as applied to criminal investigations. Topics include crime scene response management and identification, evidence collection, and processing of physical evidence.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.DiCicco            FLC MAIN FL5 211         31767 
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Th        03:30PM-06:35PM LEC A.DiCicco            Off Campus CHS B4        18499 Textbook

Off Site address- Cordova High School, 2239 Chase Dr, Rancho Cordova


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, prices, packaging, methods of use, duration of effect, addiction, history, and recognizing persons under the influence. The course also examines current federal and state laws and law enforcement trends including managing informants, search and seizure, courtroom testimony, "knock and talks", and search warrants.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC A.DiCicco            FLC MAIN FL5 211         17053 
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ADMJ 498    Work Experience in Administration of Justice    1-4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16805 
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TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 20, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1-207; Thursday, January 21, 2010, from 3:00PM -5:00PM in FL4-133; Saturday, January 23, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1-207 and Tuesday, January 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00Pm in FL4-133. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18719 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 20, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1-207; Thursday, January 21, 2010, from 3:00PM -5:00PM in FL4-133; Saturday, January 23, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1-207 and Tuesday, January 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00Pm in FL4-133. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC 11        16809 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC             
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       16813 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Pender             El Dorado TBA              
3-9 hours TBA

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: April 30, 2010