Fall 2014 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 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. (C-ID AJ 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN T04 1           17396 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Harris             SCC MAIN RHN 267         17609 Textbook
On-Campus

F         01:00PM-04:25PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN PAC 105         16394 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN PAC 105         15920 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Kalar              SCC MAIN RHN 208         18847 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 324         17477 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          19587 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 12:00pm-1:00pm in LRC 141.


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: 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 23-Dec 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17024 
Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17850 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 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. (C-ID AJ 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN T04 1           16834 
Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Brass              SCC MAIN RHS 271         17851 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC T.Waltz              West Sac WSC 324         17593 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          17145 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Monday, August 25, 2014, from 12:00pm-1:00pm in LRC 141.


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 "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
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 may be earned for either PSYC 405 or ADMJ 303, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 201         17429 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         15926 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         17479 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         18147 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16395 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN T04 1           15927 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          18131 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Monday, August 25, 2014, from 1:00 pm-2:00 pm in LRC 141.


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 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17794 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         15922 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN RHN 267         17853 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN RHS 271         17852 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 324         17481 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 321    Substantive Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: ADMJ 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an in-depth study of the substantive criminal laws commonly enforced by California state, county, and municipal law enforcement officers. The course provides a complete analysis of both statute law as created by the state legislature and case law as defined in state and federal appellate court decisions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Saria              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17610 
Textbook
On-Campus


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. (C-ID AJ 122)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         15923 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC L.Burke              SCC MAIN PAC 201         17854 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 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. (C-ID AJ 124)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         15924 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Burke              SCC MAIN PAC 201         15925 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 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. (C-ID AJ 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 201         16635 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         18135 Textbook
On-Campus

F         09:00AM-12:25PM LEC TBA                  West Sac WSC 324         18134 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         17494 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 331    Patrol Procedures    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 will study the organization of patrol division, types of patrol, and patrol duties. The role of the patrol officer in community relations, crime prevention, ethics and law enforcement, and minority group problems will be discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17855 
Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 340    Introduction to Correctional Services    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 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. (C-ID AJ 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         17526 
Textbook
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 23-Dec 18
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         17482 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: July 25, 2014