Spring 2016 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) ; CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Accooe             FLC MAIN FL5 211         15640 
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T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Accooe             FLC MAIN FL5 211         16105 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Accooe             FLC MAIN FLCTBA          21419 Textbook
Credit by Exam Section


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, Jan 16-May 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Hopkins            El Dorado EDC A207       16252 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC B.Krohn              Rancho RCC1 134          16032 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Hopkins            Rancho RCC1 134          16032 Textbook


ADMJ 308    Crime Scene Investigation    3 Units

Same As: ADMJ 308
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, role of the crime scene investigator and criminalist, evolution of forensic sciences, including 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. (C-ID AJ 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC B.Krohn              FLC MAIN FL5 211         16047 
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M         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC D.Hopkins            FLC MAIN FL5 211         16047 Textbook
M         04:05PM-04:35PM LAB B.Krohn              FLC MAIN FL5 211           
M         04:05PM-04:35PM LAB D.Hopkins            FLC MAIN FL5 211           


ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective summer 2016) ; CSU Area D
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 18
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Accooe             Rancho RCC1 134          16161 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Rinek              FLC MAIN FL5 211         16101 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC L.Bettencourt        FLC MAIN FL5 211         16101 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 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Accooe             FLC MAIN FL5 211         16079 
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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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Bates              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19422 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Additional information for this class can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at batesa@flc.losrios.edu


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 16-May 18
Th        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC L.Bettencourt        FLC MAIN FL5 211         15641 
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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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15588 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16064 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15589 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15590 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 16, 2016