Fall 2017 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 evolution of the principles and approaches utilized by the justice system and the evolving forces that have shaped those principles 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. Roles and expectations of criminal justice agents will be identified and studied. (C-ID AJ 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Sa        09:00AM-12:15PM LEC R.Harris             SCC MAIN RHN 264         18466 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN PAC 103         17587 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         16442 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Karver             SCC MAIN PAC 105         18225 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          18348 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 1:00pm-2:00pm in SCC Library Classroom 141.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          18467 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 1:00pm-2:00pm in SCC Library Classroom 141.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Sep 15
TTh       05:30PM-08:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 323         18600 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Kalar               TBA TBA                 18600 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction.
This accelerated course offers students an opportunity to earn 3 units in just 4-weeks.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 301    Investigative Report Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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. Emphasis is placed on criminal justice terminology, organization of information, investigative note-taking and report writing, and presentation of testimony in court.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17305 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:25PM LEC R.Harris             SCC MAIN RHN 264         18736 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17892 Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 302    Community Relations: Multicultural Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: 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 and interplay of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class, culture, and law enforcement. 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. (C-ID AJ 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN PAC 103         17138 
Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Scott              SCC MAIN PAC 105         18594 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          17394 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 9:30am-10:45am in SCC Library Classroom 141.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 19-Oct 13
TTh       05:30PM-08:20PM LEC J.Palmi              West Sac WSC 323         18601 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Palmi               TBA TBA                 18601 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction.
This accelerated course offers students an opportunity to earn 3 units in just 4-weeks.
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 101 and ENGRD 310 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will educate students in drug identification, signs and symptomatology, methods of use, duration of effect, behaviors, addiction, and treatment options. The course examines historical and contemporary perspectives of substance abuse issues, epidemiologic data used to establish the prevalence, incidence, and identity of at risk groups, and trends of substances of abuse and approaches to treatment. 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 may be earned for either PSYC 405 or ADMJ 303, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         17609 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         16446 Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 304    Juvenile Delinquency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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. (C-ID AJ 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16818 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN PAC 103         16447 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          18073 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 10:45am-12:00pm in SCC Library Classroom 141.


ADMJ 315    Pathway to Criminal Justice Careers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ADMJ 300, ENGRD 310, and ENGWR 300 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for students who are pursuing careers in law enforcement, court services, and correctional services. Topics of this course include the history, structure, purpose, and function of federal, state and local law enforcement, courts and corrections. This course also examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the institutions of the justice system. Lastly, this course provides an overview of the complexity and thoroughness of the pre-employment testing processes involved in testing for jobs in most law enforcement, courts, and corrections service assignments. Emphasis is placed on career readiness, employment and career search techniques, application processes, pre-employment testing, interviews, background investigations, and conditional job offers.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              SCC MAIN PAC 103         19510 
Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 of crimes. (C-ID AJ 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17851 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16443 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN PAC 103         18595 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         19511 Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 17-Nov 10
TTh       05:30PM-08:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 323         18604 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Kalar               TBA TBA                 18604 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction.
This accelerated course offers students an opportunity to earn 3 units in just 4-weeks.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 322    Criminal Procedures    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 in this course. (C-ID AJ 122)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16444 
Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17893 Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 323    Legal Aspects of Evidence    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 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. (C-ID AJ 124)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16445 
Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 330    Criminal Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 applied to criminal investigations. Topics include crime scene response, collection and processing of physical evidence, techniques of surveillance, undercover assignments, and interrogation. This course will examine the role of the criminal investigator, legal requirements, search warrants, warrant service, and recognizing exceptions to the search warrant rule. (C-ID AJ 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         16991 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 103         18739 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Scott              SCC MAIN PAC 105         18076 Textbook
On-Campus

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 14-Dec 08
TTh       05:30PM-08:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 323         18605 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Kalar               TBA TBA                 18605 Textbook
Hybrid Class. This is a combination of face-to-face and online instruction.
This accelerated course offers students an opportunity to earn 3 units in just 4-weeks.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 349    Introduction to Crime, Deviance, and Social Control    3 Units

Same As: SOC 318
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101, or ESLW 340 and ESLR 340, with grades of "C" or better. LIBR 318 with grade of "C" or better
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 various sociological perspectives regarding issues of crime, deviance, and social control. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of how laws and cultural norms shape the definition and meaning of crime and deviance. Topics covered include street crimes, corporate crimes, white-collar crimes, domestic violence, drugs and alcohol abuse, lifestyle crimes, prison systems, capital punishment, rehabilitation, and the trend towards privatization of prisons. Field trips may be required. Credit may be earned for ADMJ 349 or SOC 318 but not for both. (C-ID SOCI 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Logan              SCC MAIN LRC 121         18520 
Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Logan              SCC MAIN Online          20322 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20322 - as of 07/21/17
Online Class. Orientation TBA.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 19, 2017