Fall 2010 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
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. The course examines the evolutions of the principles and approaches utilized by the justice system and the evolving forces that have shaped those principals and approaches. Emphasis is placed on the structure and function of the police, courts, and corrections. Students are introduced to the origins and development of criminal law, legal process, sentencing, and incarceration policies. Role and role expectations of criminal justice agents will be identified and studied.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        06:00AM-07:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN RHS 263         29326 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN TEC 101         23536 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN T03 5           23540 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Thorpe             West Sac WSC 324         30676 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         30679 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         30681 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC B.Barber             West Sac WSC 323         30680 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 23-Sep 18
MW        05:00PM-09:35PM LEC D.Steed              West Sac WSC 324         27886 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-01:35PM LEC D.Steed              West Sac WSC 324         27886 Textbook
Meets M W and Sa - section 27886
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 301    Investigative Report Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades 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, practice experience in note taking and report writing, and presentation of testimony in court.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       06:00AM-07:20AM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN RHS 271         27466 
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TTh       08:30PM-09:50PM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 267         23554 Textbook
On-Campus

W         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC S.Segura             West Sac WSC 323         30685 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 302    Community Relations: Multicultural Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 100 with grades of 'C' or better
General Education: AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D7
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 roles that race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class, culture, and 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 had on the dynamics of police community relations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN LRC 105         26752 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC F.Foote              SCC MAIN RHS 269         27948 Textbook
On-Campus

Su        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC J.Leach              West Sac WSC 323         30687 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 15-Dec 11
MW        05:00PM-09:35PM LEC J.Leach              West Sac WSC 324         26588 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-01:35PM LEC J.Leach              West Sac WSC 324         26588 Textbook
Meets M W and Sa - section 26588
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 303    Substance Abuse: Effects on Body and Behavior    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 405
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D9
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for anyone who is interested in the effect illegal drugs, prescription drugs, over the counter drugs, vitamins, health foods, and coffee and nicotine have on people, physically, emotionally, mentally, and financially. This course is especially advised for people who are seeking or working in careers in health, law enforcement, counseling, psychology, business, social services, or teaching. (Credit for ADMJ 303 or PSYC 405, but not both.)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN RHS 271         29578 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN BUS 204         23562 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         30688 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 304    Juvenile Delinquency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to examine juvenile delinquency from a variety of perspectives, including the concept of delinquency, theories of delinquency, social, community, and environmental influences on delinquency and the juvenile justice system (past and present). An overview of adolescent problems and current approaches being utilized to confront these problems will also be discussed. The course is designed to examine a variety of the causes of juvenile delinquency, as well as suggestions for the treatment of delinquency at both the state and local levels. This course examines the nature and extent of delinquency with relation to gender differences, family dynamics, peer and gang groups, schools, drug use, and the juvenile justice courts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN LRC 105         29328 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN TEC 101         23566 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 267         25014 Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the philosophy 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 prosecution and defense decision making, criminal culpability, and defenses to crimes.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 267         23548 
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On-Campus

MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 324         30695 Textbook
Su        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC L.Burke              West Sac WSC 323         30693 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Oct 16
MW        05:00PM-09:15PM LEC R.Saria              West Sac WSC 324         25874 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-01:15PM LEC R.Saria              West Sac WSC 324         25874 Textbook
Meets M W and Sa - section 25874
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 322    Criminal Procedures    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an in-depth study of criminal procedures used to enforce substantive law at both the federal and state level. Every step of the criminal process from arrest to appeal will be thoroughly explored.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 264         23552 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 324         23550 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 323    Legal Aspects of Evidence    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the origins, development, philosophy, and constitutional foundations 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 into criminal procedures. Topics covered include search and seizure, hearsay evidence, witness competency, and direct evidence as contrasted to circumstantial evidence.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC F.Foote              SCC MAIN RHS 269         23558 
Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 264         23560 Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 330    Criminal Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades of "C" or better.
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, collection, and processing of physical evidence. In addition to surveillance and undercover assignments the course will also cover interview and interrogation techniques. The role of the investigator in the court process with emphasis on legal requirements and constraints will be discussed. Special attention will be given to identifying information sources, procuring search warrants, serving search warrants, and recognizing exceptions to the search warrant rule. Emphasis is placed on developing the student's capacity to analyze specific situations and identify appropriate investigative procedures as well as recognize constraints on their implementation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN BUS 204         25970 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN BUS 203         28764 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 264         30832 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         30893 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Thorpe             West Sac WSC 324         30698 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Barber             West Sac WSC 323         30700 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 18-Nov 13
MW        05:00PM-09:15PM LEC W.Thorpe             West Sac WSC 324         25876 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-01:15PM LEC W.Thorpe             West Sac WSC 324         25876 Textbook
Meets M W and Sa - section 25876
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 340    Introduction to Correctional Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the history and trends of adult and juvenile corrections including probation and parole. The course will focus on the legal issues, specific laws, and general operation of correctional institutions. The relationship between corrections and other components of the judicial system will also be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       08:30PM-09:50PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         31378 
Textbook
NEW SECTION - 31378 - as of 04/07/10
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 346    Probation and Parole    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will compare and contrast probation and parole. Topics will include organization, function, goals, ethics, historical development and treatment theory. California probation and parole programs will also be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         30703 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 498    Work Experience in Administration of Justice    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: According to Title V regulations, a student cannot earn academic credits in a Work Experience class unless s/he has either a job or an internship that relates specifically to the field of Administration of Justice.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 300 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide students with effective job development skills that will assist them in obtaining and keeping an internship or a job in the field of Administration of Justice. Course content will include understanding the application of the student's education to the workforce; the responsibilities of an internship (where applicable); completion of Title V Education Code papers (the student's Application, Learning Objectives, Time sheet, and Evaluations), which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work or internship site; and developing workplace (soft) skills identified by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Competencies, as well as by local employers. In addition, the student is required to fulfill 18 hours lecture and 75 hours of related, paid work experience or 60 hours of volunteer work experience for one unit; 75 or 60 hours of related work experience for each additional unit. The program allows the transfer student to combine practical, paid or non-paid work experience with college training. The course may be taken up to four times when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a total of 16 units. This course is transferable to any CSU campus. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould               TBA TBA                 27546 
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TBA       TBA             LAB K.Gould               TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. Students enrolling in section 27546 must have work/volunteer sites lined up before enrolling in the course. The instructor will not be placing these students. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. Once registered, students must email instructor at gouldk@scc.losrios.edu and visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/gouldk

M         06:30AM-07:20AM LEC W.Thorpe             Off Campus WSC           29020 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Thorpe             Off Campus WSC             
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2011