Spring 2011 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.DiCicco            FLC MAIN FL5 211         22042 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Harvey             Off Campus RCC 12        30153 Textbook


ADMJ 301    Investigative Report Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a study of the techniques of communicating facts 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Steele             FLC MAIN FL5 211         23282 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.McGinness          FLC MAIN FL1 207         30156 Textbook


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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Krohn              FLC MAIN FL5 211         23284 
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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 15-May 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.Hess               FLC MAIN FL5 211         23374 
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W         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 15-May 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Kraft              El Dorado EDC A214       23530 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC A.DiCicco            FLC MAIN FL5 211         23764 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A207       23482 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.DiCicco            FLC MAIN FL5 211         23534 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC A.DiCicco            FLC MAIN FL5 211         22046 
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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: 300 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 a 16 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related 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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      21820 
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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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10:00AM - 12Noon in FL1 207, and Tuesday, January 25, 2011 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. 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             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      23428 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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, January 20, 2011 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 10:00AM - 12Noon in FL1 207, and Tuesday, January 25, 2011 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207. 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.

Th        05:30PM-06:20PM LAB C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC 11        21822 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       21824 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2011