Fall 2015 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 22-Dec 17
Sa        09:00AM-12:15PM LEC R.Harris             SCC MAIN RHN 208         19525 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN T04 1           17499 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:15PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN PAC 105         16560 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN PAC 105         16134 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Kalar              SCC MAIN PAC 201         18358 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 324         17572 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         19526 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          18540 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, August 22, 2015, from 10:00am-11:00am in LRC 141.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          19530 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, August 22, 2015, from 11:00am-12:00pm 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. 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17148 
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MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN RHN 264         17897 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC C.Ponce              West Sac WSC 324         19529 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 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 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN T04 1           16963 
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TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC M.Scott              SCC MAIN PAC 201         19373 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Brass              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17898 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          17263 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, August 22, 2015, from 1:00pm-2:00pm 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 of "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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         17531 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN LIH 101         16140 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         17573 Textbook


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 22-Dec 17
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16561 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould               TBA TBA                 16141 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          18138 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, August 22, 2015, from 2:00 pm-3:00 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 22-Dec 17
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN PAC 105         17900 
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MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17846 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16136 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17899 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 324         17575 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.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101 with grades 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 22-Dec 17
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Scott              SCC MAIN RHS 271         17694 
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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 in this course. (C-ID AJ 122)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16137 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17901 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16138 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         16139 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         16771 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Scott              SCC MAIN RHS 271         18142 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         17587 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC C.Ponce              West Sac WSC 217         18141 Textbook


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, professionalism, and law enforcement will be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN RHN 264         17902 
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On-Campus


ADMJ 332    Introduction to Forensic Anthropology    3 Units

Same As: ANTH 303
Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 and ESLR 310 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ANTH 300; with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area IV
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of forensic anthropology, which is an applied field of physical anthropology. Forensic anthropologists answer questions of medicolegal significance by applying techniques designed for the analysis of human skeletal remains. This course will focus on the introductory techniques used for human skeletal identification and trauma analysis. This identification will provide understanding of the broader aspects of applied anthropology and its role in working with law enforcement agencies and human rights issues, as well as ethical considerations. Students will develop an understanding of skeletons not as assemblages of bones, but as individuals possessing of names and identities, still connected to the social world in which they lived and died.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           19712 
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TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 19712 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 10:30am in Temp 004. This class will meet every Tuesday but will be conducted primarily online.

Th        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           19713 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 19713 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 10:30am in Temp 004. This class will meet every Thursday but will be conducted primarily online.


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 provides an overview of both the adult and juvenile corrections systems in the United States. The topics in this course include a focus on the legal issues, specific laws, and general operation of correctional institutions, and an introduction to probation and parole supervision. The relationship between corrections and other components of the criminal justice system is also examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         17616 
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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: Completion of 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)
Course Transferable to 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         05:30PM-08:45PM LEC S.Logan              SCC MAIN RHN 308         20042 
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On-Campus

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: April 24, 2015