Spring 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 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, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC R.Harris             SCC MAIN RHN 264         16216 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN RHN 308         17653 Textbook
F         01:00PM-04:15PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN PAC 105         19356 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         18257 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC B.Kalar              SCC MAIN RHN 208         19702 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 324         16630 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          18554 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 20, 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: 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17741 
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MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         16220 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN RHN 308         17036 
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MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC T.Brass              SCC MAIN BUS 107         17021 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC T.Waltz              West Sac WSC 324         18136 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          18158 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 201         17262 
Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         16223 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         17746 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN RHS 271         18106 
Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16224 Textbook
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN Online          17788 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Tuesday, January 20, 2015, from 1:00pm - 2:00pm 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17966 
Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         16218 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN RHN 264         17742 Textbook
Sa        01:00PM-04:05PM LEC W.Thorpe             SCC MAIN RHN 264         18159 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC B.Kalar              West Sac WSC 324         17907 Textbook
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. (C-ID AJ 122)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         18160 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         16219 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.McKee              SCC MAIN RHN 208         17908 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Pytel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         16221 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 201         16798 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC D.Trujillo           SCC MAIN PAC 105         16830 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         18285 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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Appel              SCC MAIN PAC 105         17383 
Textbook
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, Jan 17-May 20
T         09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           20062 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 20062 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 9:00am in Temp 004. This class will meet every Tuesday but will be conducted primarily online.

Th        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Doonan             SCC MAIN T04 1           20063 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Doonan              TBA TBA                 20063 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend orientation on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 9:00am 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 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         18150 
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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Karver             West Sac WSC 324         17743 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 14, 2015